The German emperor Otto 1 wrote a letter where he gave the churches in Slesvig, Ribe and Aarhus tax freedom. The emperor acted like he had the supremacy over Denmark, but it was just an attempt to show his power, but in reality he did not have any power at all. Sweyn Forkbeard was born.
Vikings traveling the Atlantic Sea to explore it
Thorvald, the father of Eric the red, was expelled from Norway for a murder. He settled on Iceland, where his son Eric the red grew up