Incredible facts about the real Vikings.

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Even though many may think otherwise, Vikings were very clean people if you compare them to other people that live at the same time. In fact, this could be the reason why all the characters of the History Channel show are that clean.

A Viking’s most treasured weapon was his sword that was handed down generations via inheritance, and was often named and could be inscribed with runes by talented smiths to magically increase their power.

Viking enormous ships could carry at least sixty men and they were extremely curious about the world they inhabit.

Here you can read a few of the most curious facts about these people. 

That famous rhyme

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The rhyme ‘London Bridge is falling down’ could be linked to a Viking named Olaf the Stout who fixed cables from ships to the bridge and pulled it into the Thames.

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