892 - Outside Bonn

The Gokstad replica 1893 ship from Norway
Viking made it all the way to Bonn, but a lack of supplies forced them to move back to the coast. The vikings then sailed with 80 ships from Loire and 250 ships from Burgundy to England and in the early autumn they arrived in Kent.
9th century Gokstad ship
King Alfred the great feared that the fleets arrival could create tensions with the Danish settlers in north east England. Alfred made an effort to avoid a battle and he was a success negotiating a peace treaty with one of the chieftains, Hastings. Hastings even agreed to be baptized together with his sons. The peace treaty with Hastings did not stop the viking raids they continued and the Angles and Saxons finally realized that it was not possible to enter treaties with the vikings.
Nieolaysen - The longship from Gokstad
Viking camp build at St Mullins (County Carlow) and Wexford.
Sigurd the mighty of Orkney, was killed by an enemy he`d beheaded several hours earlier. He`d tied the man`s head to his horse`s saddle, but while riding home one of its protruding teeth grazed his leg.  Sigurd later died of the infection.