Timeline: Early Middle Ages732 Battle of Tours793 Vikings raid Lindisfarne800 Charlemagne crowned Holy Roman Emperor962 Otto I crowned Holy Roman Emperor1066 Norman Conquest of England
breaker of ringsgold-friend ring-giver hater of the fire of the deep
Nágǫlum fekk Naglinest dáliga flestum;kafsunnu réð kennirklǫkkr á fjall at stǫkkva.Heldr gekk hjalmi faldinn,hjaldrs, at vápna galdri,þurþi eldr um alder,Alfgeirr af hvǫt meiri.Nagli fed most of thecorpse-geese poorly;the knower of the sunof the deep Þeir fóru drengila They fared like men farrushed tearful on to Fiarri at gulli after gold and in thethe hill. Ok austarla east gave the eagle Erni gáfu. food.Alfgeirr moved, They died in the south Dóu sunnarlawearing his helmet, in Serkland. Á Serklandi.
Harald “Hard-ruler”Harold Godwinson William “the Bastard”