Sentence Examples

  • During the four centuries which elapsed between the arrival of St Patrick and the establishment of a central state in Dublin by the Norsemen the history of Ireland is almost a blank as regards outstanding events.
  • Turgeis apparently united the Viking forces, as he is styled the first king of the Norsemen in Ireland.
  • The Norsemen were constantly engaged in conflict with the Irish, these cities soon became important commercial centres trading with England, France and Norway.
  • For some years after the death of Turgeis the Norsemen appear to have lacked a leader and to have been hard pressed.
  • At any rate, in 851-852 the king of Lochlann (Norway) sent his son Amlaib (Olaf the White) to assume sovereignty over the Norsemen in Ireland and to receive tribute and vassals.

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