|Cnut the great:The North Sea empire|
Slagelse was founded it had a mint and was an important trading center. And nearby was the viking fort Trelleborg, Ringsted was established as a Thing for whole Zealand and Viborg was the Jutland thing. Lund in Scania was founded, by Cnut the great, who might have been inspired of the Latin name of London: Londinium. Archaeological excavations have proved that a church was built there around 990.
Sweyn Estridsson, king of Denmark (1047–1074) was born.
Cnut the Great classified English laws.
Leif "The happy" Ericson, The North American explorer died. He was alive in 1019, and by 1025 he had passed on his possession of Eiríksfjǫrðr to his son, Thorkell.
|The entrance to Gardar, Greenland|
Daily living for Scandinavians in Greenland
Most of the farms were at "Østerbygden" in the Southern Greenland and 400 km further north at Vesterbygden near what is now called Nuuk. The farms were build after, the who dares wins concept, the first pioneers got the best places. And later settlers would have to build their farm in remote desolate areas. Archeologist still find farms in remote areas of Greenland.
|1408 Greenland wedding|
|Nordic Skulls often had marks of a violent death this one from Eskimo sling attack|