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Priory at Lindisfarne

Podcast Episode 43 l Lindisfarne – Where the Vikings entered England

Podcast Episode 43 on Lindisfarne – Where the Vikings entered England in 793AD and destroyed the Christian monastary that was there and took the monks as slaves.

Ruins of Priory at Lindisfarne. Image: 360onhistory.com

Lindisfarne – Where the Vikings entered England

Lindisfarne is the island on the northeastern coast of England, where the Vikings first landed when they attacked England in 793AD. This was a holy island with a monastary of monks. A priory had been ...