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According to George Macaulay Trevelyan in A Shortened History of England, during the Viking occupation: “ The Scandinavians, when not on the Viking warpath, were a litigious people and loved to get together in the ‘ thing ’ to hear legal argument.
Gwyn Jones notes that " no true town has been found and excavated " and that the identification of the site in Elbląg with Truso is based on " finds of Norse weapons " and the presence of " a large Viking Age cemetery " nearby, According to Mateusz Bogucki " by now, there is no doubt that the settlement really is Wulfstan's Truso " The Elbląg Museum brochure: Truso-A Discovered Legend, by Marek F Jagodziński, describes a large number of buildings found during the recent excavations, with burnt remains of posts suggesting buildings of c. 5 x 10 m and long houses of about 6 x 21 m.
According to the Anglo-Saxon Chronicles, Viking raiders struck England in 793 and raided Lindisfarne, the monastery that held Saint Cuthbert ’ s relics.
According to legend, when Stirling was under attack from Viking invaders, a wolf howled, alerting the townspeople in time to save the town.
According to Mindy MacLeod and Bernard Mees, the amulets appear in Viking Age graves, and were presumably placed there because " they were thought to have protective powers ".
" According to Mulvany, Viking metal draws heavily on sea shanties and media images of pirates and Vikings, and can be split into two types.
" According to Mulvany, " The Viking trend presaged by Abigor was actually taking place around them, and it remains more ' true ' to how black metal is often defined than the folk influenced metal that followed.
According to Adémar de Chabannes, just before his death in 932 or 933 Rollo ( founder and first ruler of the Viking principality of Normandy ) practised human sacrifices to appease the pagan gods, and at the same time made gifts to the churches in Normandy.
According to the Orkneyinga Saga, Magnus had a reputation for piety and gentleness, and was rejected by the Norwegians, refusing to fight in a Viking raid in Anglesey, Wales, because of his religious convictions, instead staying on board his ships during the Battle of Menai Strait, singing psalms.
According to Viking accounts, he was eventually tracked, captured and gruesomely killed by Wolf the Quarrelsome with whom he had clashed earlier on the battlefield.
According to an old Viking saga and a map discovered in the museum, Olaf the Blue, a Viking explorer, had reached the coast of North America in the early 10th century and had claimed this land as his property — a claim that was indeed valid according to an international treaty drafted in 792 during the reign of Charlemagne.
According to a record in the cartulary of Redon Abbey, the bishop Courantgenus was ransomed from Viking captivity in 854.
According to Niels Lund, Lecturer in Medieval History at the University of Copenhagen, Canute's abortive invasion of England " marked the end of the Viking Age.
According to the United Nations World Conservation Monitoring Centre the name ' St Kilda ' derives from Skildar, the Viking name for shields, reflecting the outline of the islands which resembled shields when viewed from the sea.
According to the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle, the river was used by Viking raiders, and King Alfred changed the level of the river to strand Guthrum and his fleet.
Smith's autobiography, Renegade: The Gospel According to Mark E. Smith, recorded with Manchester-based writer Austin Collings, was published by Viking Books in April 2008.
According to legend in the Middle Ages, the town developed on a site that had a harbour but was not visible from the sea, which helped to reduce the chance of Viking attacks.
According to this, it was brought to the region somewhere between the 10th and 11th centuries during the Viking invasions of western England.
According to legend, the first Viking settler in the area, Þrasi Þórólfsson, buried a treasure in a cave behind the waterfall.
According to the New York Times, April 20, 1981, ' The $ 15, 000 award, endowed in memory of the late Harold Guinzberg, founder of the Viking Press, honors a living American writer for a distinguished and continuing contribution to American letters.
According to Encyclopædia Britannica: " At the end of the Viking Age 1050, Sweden remained a loose federation of provinces.

According and lore
According to Irish lore, the Mooney family comes from one of the largest and most noble Irish lines.
In his book " The Meaning of Trees: botany, history, healing, lore " Fred Hageneder writes on page 149, " According to Breton legend, the legendary wise man Merlin climbed the Pine of Barenton ( from bel nemeton, " Sacred Grove of Bel "), just as shamans climb the World Tree.
According to Celtic lore, Samhain is a time when the boundaries between the world of the living and the world of the dead become thinner, allowing spirits and other supernatural entities to pass between the worlds to socialize with humans.
According to official Residents lore, there was internal turmoil which resulted in a large, " embarrassing " food fight ; they decided to resolve this tension in 1974 by recording what would later become Not Available – representative of N. Senada's Theory of Obscurity taken to its logical conclusion.
According to Tom Jr .: This anecdote never made it into IBM lore, which is too bad, because it would have helped explain Father to the tens of thousands of people who had to follow his rules.
According to Armenian lore, there are women who, in consequence of deadly sins, are condemned to spend seven years in wolf form.
According to apocryphal lore, língchí began when the torturer, wielding an extremely sharp knife, began by putting out the eyes, rendering the condemned incapable of seeing the remainder of the torture and, presumably, adding considerably to the psychological terror of the procedure.
According to Factory lore, Warhol, whose films were often shut down by the police for obscenity, thought the script was so pornographic that it must have been a police trap.
According to popular film lore, Shearer was originally never in the running for the lead role in The Divorcee because it was believed that she didn't have enough sex appeal ; it was only after Shearer arranged a special photo session with studio portrait photographer George Hurrell and her husband saw the result, that he relented and gave her the role.
According to Church lore, " Bob " travelled to Malaysia and founded a secret enclave there, called Dobbstown, where he often stays when he is not travelling.
According to Finnish lore, the human body is most beautiful thirty minutes after a sauna.
" According to local lore, the first sustained flight did not occur in Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, but just outside Tokio ( a small community in McLennan County ) by a man flying a gyrocopter.
According to Igbo lore, these lesser Alusi, as elements of Chukwu, have their own specific purpose.
According to local lore, the town was originally known as " Shakerag ," from the rag would-be passengers would wave to stop trains passing through.
According to local lore, he erected a sign over the entrance of the tavern depicting the rays of the sun at dawn and the words " The Rising Sun ".
According to town lore, Moore promised to name the town for his brother Charles if he helped.
According to lore, the overflow of water from the railway's water tank fertilized a patch of clover, and the stop was called " the clover patch.
According to town lore, the name Du Pre came from the postmaster of the nearby Mountain City, W. W. Haupt, who pleaded with railroad officials, “ Do, pray, give us a depot .”
According to historical lore, Bunton ’ s smooth-talking wife, Mary Howell Bunton, convinced their captors that they were American citizens legally entering Texas under the colonization law granted by Mexico to Stephen F. Austin.
According to one, the big Swedish and German boys of Hutto were playing their smaller foes in football, and the visiting coach exclaimed “ We can ’ t beat those boys, they ’ re big as hippos !” Another story, also based on gridiron lore, is that the Hutto football team in the early twenties had no real jerseys and used feed sacks as their uniforms.
According to lore, it was after his parents, who had been childless for many years, prayed at the Vadakkunnathan temple, Thrissur that Sankara was born under the star Thiruvathiralike Sambandar with whom he has a lot of commonalities and whom he praises in his hymns.
According to lore, among the treasures of the Greek church entrusted to Lawrence for safe-keeping was the Holy Chalice, the cup from which Jesus and the Apostles drank at the Last Supper.
According to local lore, it was cast in Ceylon ( now Sri Lanka ) sometime between the 1st and 9th century.
According to family lore, the Addington family of Virginia is descended from former British prime minister Henry Addington, 1st Viscount Sidmouth.

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