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Three Viking Queens: Beautiful, Daring, and Wise

Three Viking Queens: Beautiful, Daring, and Wise

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The list included three Viking queens: Thyra Mother of Harald Bluetooth, Sigrid the Haughty Mother of Cnut the Great, and Hervor the Viking Shieldmaiden Queen. They were the best representative of the Viking women's images.

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Viking woman: Sigrid was among the most powerful Viking Queen

Sigrid the Haughty: Pagan in Blood and Queen of Consort

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Sigrid the Haughty was a strong woman in Norse saga. She had two marriages: the first with Eric the Victorious of Sweden and the second with Sweyn Forkbeard of Denmark. Sigrid the Haughty was allegedly mother of Cnut the Great.

 

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Gunnhild: Princess, Greedy Magician, and Mother of Kings

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Gunnhild was the Princess of Denmark. She was the daughter of King Gorm the Old. This made Gunnhild the sister of Harald Bluetooth who was the first Danish King of unified Denmark and the one who managed to convert the Danes into Christianity.

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10 Great Viking Leaders (Part 2 of 2)

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This part of 10 Great Viking Leaders will discuss the next five impressive war-band leaders in the Vikings Age. Whether they were historical or legendary, they rocked in their own stories.

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Hervor: From An Abandoned Child to Great Viking Shieldmaiden

Hervor: From An Abandoned Child to Great Viking Shieldmaiden

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Hervor was one of the most famous legendary Viking shieldmaidens. She was the daughter of a great warrior who was born by a berserker. When Hervor was born, she was abandoned into the forest. But that didn't end the life of a bold warrior. She grew up to be a great Viking warrior and a war-band leader.

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