Nothing was sacred to these savage men. They finished up altars, trampled on priceless relics, desecrated the tomb of St. Cuthbert, the founder of the monastery in 635. They installed rough, uncaring on the job the wonderful Lindisfarne Gospels, written in equally Latin and Previous British, showing the reports of Matthew, Level, Luke and John. Many monks were killed, while others were devote organizations and generated the ships as slaves. 

However the others were stripped naked and chased to the shore wherever several drowned, whilst enduring the crude insults of the marauders. Some existed, however, went back to the monastery, and rebuilt it. The Anglo Saxon Chronicle tells people that ahead of the assault on Lindisfarne, because same year, horrible portents were seen. Immense sensations of lightening, fiery dragons traveling in the air and following these got a good famine in the land Viking axe .

"Here Beorhtric AD 786-802 needed Master Offa's girl Eadburh. And in his days there got for initially 3 vessels; and then a reeve rode there and wanted to compel them to go to the king's area, because he didn't know what these were; and they killed him. These were the first boats of the Danish guys which sought out the area of the English race." Therefore wrote the Anglo Saxon Chronicle.

Re-live the mighty Viking times upon your visit to the Lofotr Viking Memorial of Norway. Located on the island of Borg in the Lofoten archipelago, this interesting memorial is housed in the greatest Viking longhouse still current in the 21st century. Calculating about 83 yards extended, that outstanding design used to be the home of the very powerful chieftains in the northern location of Norway. Lofotr is frequently called a living museum, which functions animal exhibits and reconstructions of the fantastic Viking days.