The Vikings raid the rich Frisian trading town Dorestad, some of the townspeople were killed others were taken prisoners and part of the town was burned.
The Viking ship from Oseberg was buried in a mound in 834, but parts of the ship date from around 800.
There were found animal bones from fourteen or fifteen horses, and a cat among the ship. The rest of the Oseberg ship can now be found at a museum.
|The Oseberg ship at Kristiansfjord|
Aud den djuptenkte, one of the first settlers on Iceland was born.
|Treasure chest found at The Oseberg ship|
|Oseberg ship was 21 m long 30 oars|
|The Oseberg ship at The Viking Ship Museum|