Pia Holst

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Baron Gerard Tourni/Tourney of Normandy France, who later became Sir Thomas Sanford of England (after the battle of Hastings), is descended from the same Viking/Norse family line/house as Prince Rollo.

I& a little wary of posting an infographic from the History Channel, notorious for rarely doing its history homework, not to mention all its ancient alien programming posing as real science, and they should have done spellcheck first

Viking Bird in Flight Pendant

A bronze pendant with a low relief scroll motif to one side, formed as a bird in flight; attachment loop to the top, three attachments to the reverse.

The Gokstad ship, a Viking ship found in a burial mound at Gokstad farm in Sandar, Sandefjord, Vestfold, Norway. The 9th C. ship was intended for warfare, trade, transportation of people and cargo. At 76.2 ft long and 17.1 ft wide, built to carry 32 oarsmen, it is the largest of the remarkable three preserved at the Viking Ship Museum, Bygdøy, Oslo, Norway.

The Gokstad Viking ship found in a century burial mound at Gokstad farm in Norway is the largest of three ships preserved at the Viking Ship Museum, Bygdøy, Oslo, Norway.

http://norsevikingqueen.tumblr.com/post/97457603923

doesn't really look like a dragon to me. It is a terrifying image though so I can see why the Vikings included images of dragons on the front of their ships. It was a way to intimidate their opponents.