Major events in the peopling of the British Isles. a, The routes taken by the first settlers after the last ice age. b, Britain during the period of Roman rule. c, The regions of ancient British, Irish and Saxon control. d, The migrations of Norse and Danish Vikings. The main regions of Norse Viking (light brown) and Danish Viking (light blue) settlement are shown.
Rorik danish viking of Dorestad - Wikipedia, ruled over most of friesland between 841 and 873. he ruled over the danish viking kingdom of dorestad, (which lasted from 850-885)his lands after his death in 882 were given to danish viking godfrid