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In the year 991 a battle between the Anglo-Saxon army and a group of Viking raiders took place adjacent to the causeway linking this island to the mainland. What is the name of this battle?

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An important Viking Age hoard was found buried in this vessel. Which hoard was it?

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The 12th century 'Cubbie Roo’s Castle' is mentioned Orkneyinga Saga in a reference to the Norse Chieftain Kolbein Hrúga. Which island is this castle on?

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Tephra horizons in south-central Iceland. Tephrochronology is a useful dating method in Iceland, especially the ‘Settlement Layer’. What date is the Settlement Layer?

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In 2008, workmen digging trenches for electrical cables uncovered two early Viking ship burials. The ships dated to AD 650–700 and were probably built in Sweden. Where were these ship burials?

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