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Ragnar and Rollo explored, invaded and attacked al along the islands of the UK and what became France. Ragnar even taking thousands of Vikings and attacking Paris. Ragnar Lodbrok - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia


Ragnar Lodbrok met his end in England when he was captured by his long-time nemesis King Ælla of Northumbria who threw him into a pit of snakes. The Saga Ragnarssona þáttr (The Tale of Ragnar’s Sons) relates that it was this act that caused the Great Heathen Army to invade England at the behest of Ragnar’s children who demanded revenge for the death of their father.


Rollo (played by Clive Standen) is the brother of Ragnar Lothbrok in the History channel's historical drama series Vikings - he is based on the real life historical figure who was the great-great-great-grandfather of William the Conquerer