Nothing was sacred to these savage men. They made up altars, trampled on important relics, desecrated the tomb of St. Cuthbert, the founder of the monastery in 635. They laid rough, uncaring hands on the lovely Lindisfarne Gospels, prepared in both Latin and Old British, showing the experiences of Matthew, Tag, Luke and John. Several monks were killed, while others were put in organizations and led to the vessels as slaves. 

Yet the others were stripped bare and chased to the shore wherever many drowned, whilst enduring the crude insults of these marauders. Some existed, however, went back to the monastery, and rebuilt it. The Anglo Saxon Chronicle tells us that before the attack on Lindisfarne, because same year, horrible portents were seen. Immense flashes of lightening, fiery dragons traveling in the air and following these got a great famine in the land viking axes .

"Here Beorhtric AD 786-802 needed Master Offa's daughter Eadburh. And in his days there came for initially 3 ships; and then a reeve rode there and wanted to compel them to go to the king's town, because he did not understand what these were; and they killed him. Those were the first vessels of the Danish men which wanted out the land of the English race." Therefore wrote the Anglo Saxon Chronicle.

Re-live the mighty Viking times upon your trip to the Lofotr Viking Museum of Norway. Positioned on the island of Borg in the Lofoten archipelago, this interesting museum is stored in the largest Viking longhouse however active in the 21st century. Measuring about 83 meters long, that amazing structure was previously your house of the most strong chieftains in the northern area of Norway. Lofotr is frequently described as a full time income museum, which characteristics animal displays and reconstructions of the glorious Viking days.