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Northmen:

see NorsemenNorsemen,
name given to the Scandinavian Vikings who raided and settled on the coasts of the European continent in the 9th and 10th cent. They are also referred to as Northmen or Normans.
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Northmen allied to the Irish, led by the fierce warrior Ragnall Ivarson, are soon joined by the Northumbrians and their strength could prove overwhelming.
While spending the evening with them, the Northmen are beckoned to help a northland village which is being attacked by an "ancient evil.
In describing the annual baptisms of Northmen at the courts of Charlemagne and Louis the Pious, Notker points out that the real dissonance was not one that existed between Franks and Northmen, but rather that all the characters had failed to understand the correct sacramental underpinnings of an imperium christianum.
The story opens under an uncertain peace where a late king's son and daughter rule the kingdoms despite the ongoing raids from the Northmen who covet their land and wealth.
Dirty Rotten Vikings" is a magnificent, lavishly illustrated large historical work on the Northmen and their European invasions.
With the arrival of two mysterious Northmen, rumored to be holy men, Adira's world unravels.
Miller's junior A career was spent with his hometown Northmen and played in the 2000 Minto Cup falling to the Burnaby Lakers.
For, in that year, the community of Lindisfarne was the first to taste the fury of the Northmen, the Vikings.
Me regardant de la tete aux pieds, tous les deux debout, il me posa la main sur l'epaule et me dit que nous etions tous deux de la meme race, des Normands ou Northmen.
Franks, Northmen and Slavs: Identities and State Formation in Early Medieval Europe.
William Gilmore Simms summed this view up well in his 1845 textbook The History of South Carolina From its First European Discovery to its Erection Into a Republic, which baldly asserted that "according to tradition and old chronicles of the Northmen, the region [of the Carolinas] was occupied by a race, or races, of white men, to whom .
Then,' said the earl, 'go now and tell King Harald to get ready for battle; for never shall the Northmen say with truth that Earl Toste left King Harald Sigurdson to join his enemy's troops, when he came to fight west here in England.

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