TV Series | TV-MA | | Action, Drama, History
The year is 872, and many of the separate kingdoms of what we now know as England have fallen to the invading Danes, leaving the great kingdom of Wessex standing alone and defiant under the... See full summary »
The relationship between the Danes and the Saxons is thought to also be a link in language. Unlike the need for translators noted in the Vikings series, philologists suggest that the Danes and Saxons could communicate fairly well, much as a Spaniard and Portuguese can in our time with a little effort.
The standard helmet of the Danes is based on the Ultuna helmet, which was used by a Swedish warrior almost 2 centuries prior to the events of the series.
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