Warwickshire was on the edges of the Viking-controlled ‘Danelaw’ – an area to the east of a line stretching from London across the Midlands to Chester. This territory was often fiercely fought over by the Vikings and the Saxon Kings of England in the 10th century.
Rare museum grade original 9th century ad viking "thor's hammer" warrior amulet
Viking woman grave with all her possessions is one of about 100 graves investigated at the Viking Age Port of Trade at Fröjel, Gotland, Sweden. It is an example showing how and where on the body we find the objects she has had on her, when buried.