Viking history timeline

English Expansion

Lindisfarne

793

Vikings capture York

866

Alfred the Great King of Wessex

871 - 899

Harald Fairhair rules Norway

872 - 930

Danelaw

886 - 984

Rollo Duke of Normandy

911 - 927

Erik Bloodaxe ruled Northumbria

947 - 954

Knutr

1016 - 1035

Battle of Ashingdown

1016

Godwin of Wessex is advisor to king

1018 - 1053

Edward "the confessor"

1042 - 1056

Harald Hardrada

1046 - September 1066

Harald Godwinson

January 1066 - October 1066

Battle of Stamford Bridge

September 1066

Battle of Hastings

October 1066

Irish/ Icelandic Expansion

Isle of Lambay

795

Turgeis

834 - 845

Olaf the White

853 - 861

Office of Lawspeaker implemented

930

Thorgeir is lawspeaker

985 - 1001

Brian Boru

1002 - 1014

Battle of Clontarf

1014

Ari Thorgilsson

1067 - 1148

Rus expansion

Launched 1st attack on Constantinople

860

Settled Novgorod

862

Rurik is chieftan

864 - 879

Oleg Prince of Kiev

880 - 912

Vladmir I rules Rus

980 - 1015

Varangian Guard formed

988

Yaroslav rules Kiev

1019 - 1054

Yaroslav builds St. Sophia

1030

Fell to Mongolian rule

1230