898 - Charles the simple was in trouble

The area at Seine and Somme was plundered by vikings. Charles the simple had become ruler after the death of king Odo of Paris, his leadership was bad which made the vikings get further strength, vikings now controlled the Normandy area.
Vikings attacked Armagh and build a camp at Lough Foyle (County Derry)
Hungarians attacked the Rus in Kiev.
The gold ring from Tissø weighs 1.78 kg. It is from around 900 AD. A wealthy person had this as a personal jewel and as payment in gold. It was buried and the later Icelandic sagas told us about chieftains, that secretly dug down silver and gold, so that they could remain wealthy when they arrived in Valhal.

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