The Viking Impact on Old English. By Annie Holstein and Gleb Vorobjev. The Vikings:. Explorers, warriors and sailors from Scandinavia (Denmark, Norway and Sweden) Excellent sailors and would travel great distances by sea to attack and colonize foreign nations.
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By Annie Holstein and Gleb Vorobjev
used in battle.
their history went unrecorded.
787 – Viking Raids, persistent attacks on the Anglo-Saxons.
c.850- Viking Settlement began
886- The Treaty of Danelaw
991- Battle of Maldon, Viking victory. Gained more land and won power for the next 25 years.
1066- Norman Conquest, the overthrow
of the Vikings.
c1200- Recognized start of Middle English.
The following table represents the pronoun changes Many of the current names still reflect that transition to Old Norse names.