845 – Siege of Paris. The Vikings led by Reginherus sail up the Seine. Charles the Bald eventually pays them off. Here is a great interview with Dr Caitlin Ellis on ABC Australia’s Nightlife with Indira Naidoo (March 2020). This YouTube video below gives you a pretty good idea of the siege and its circumstances.
Still patiently biding my time until I can get up close with the Gokstad ship. Making do with this view in the meantime: The Gokstad Ship.
Danish leader of the Great Heathen Army.
The first wife of Charles the Simple.
The second wife of Rollo, Duke of Normandy.
The wife of Alfred the Great.