978 - Failed settlement in Greenland



Skull of a Nordic settler in Greenland
Greenland
An attempt to settle Gunnbjørn’s skerries a group of islands near Greenland. The attempt was led by Snaebjorn Galti and 11 men it ended in a disaster. The men killed each other.
Outdoor food supply ruin in Greenland
Norway
Geirmund  the noisy chose to return to Norway without his ex-wife and daughter. His wife Thurid boarded his ship before he departed, stole his famous sword "Leg-Biter," and left their infant daughter Groa on the ship. Geirmund cursed the sword, and onreturn to Norway himself all of his crew, including his daughter Groa, drowned.
Ireland
At the battle of Cathair Cuan Brian Boru defeated the Vikings of Limerick and Ivar of Limerick was killed.
Ivar_of_Limerick

Russia
Vladimir came back from Norway with a viking mercenary army and re-captured Novgorod.  He also fought with his brother Yaropolk, but he defeated his brother.
Vladimir the great ruled the Rus until 1015. Yaroslav the wise was born.
Wales
Troops were deployed in North Wales to prevent an invasion from Dublin Viking mercenaries.