Meet an unnamed Viking warrior who was tasked with guarding a narrow (4 person wide) bridge against the Saxons in 1066. He survived constant attack for 1 hour until a clever Saxon floated down the river in a barrel and piked him in the groin from under the bridge.

Viking at Stamford Bridge “But there was one of the Norwegians who withstood the English folk, so that they could not pass over the bridge, nor complete the victory.” 25 September 1066. The Saxons really had the Vikings by the balls now. It had all started earlier that year, when King Edward the Confessor kicked …

Meet an unnamed Viking warrior who was tasked with guarding a narrow (4 person wide) bridge against the Saxons in 1066. He survived constant attack for 1 hour until a clever Saxon floated down the river in a barrel and piked him in the groin from under the bridge. Read More »