By Anne Brouder and Taylor
Doyle, 4th Class.
• Page 1: Where did the Vikings come from?
• Page 2: What did the Vikings do?
• Page 3: The Viking Community.
• Page 4: Viking Crafts.
• Page 5: Travelling.
• Page 6: Vikings in Ireland.
• Page 7: The Battle of Clontarf.
• Page 8: What did the Vikings do for us?
• Page 9: The End.
Where did the Vikings come
• The Vikings came from Denmark, Norway
What did the Vikings do?
• The Vikings
passed laws and
appointed rules for
their new larger
The Viking Community .
• The king, other Viking nobles and
war leaders were the first group of
• The second group were the freemen
who worked for themselves. This
group included farmers, traders and
skilled crafts people.
• The third group were the slaves,
called thralls. They were owned by
• Women were expert
spinners and weavers
of wool and linen.
Wood was carved
designs and metal
workers made lovely
gold and silver
• Some Vikings left their homelands to go on
raids. Others travelled to foreign lands to
trade such things as weapons, timber, dried
fish, amber, leather, gold, silk and glass.
Vikings in Ireland.
• The first Viking vaid took place in Ireland
in 795 AD. The Vikings attacked
Monasteries and settlements..all over
• Everything of value was stolen, buildings,
were set on fire and people were killed or
taken away as slaves.
The Battle of Clontarf.
• The battle of Clontarf took place on Good
Friday 1014. Brian Boru was high king of
Ireland. The Vikings refused to accept
Brian as their king.
What did the Vikings do for us?
• The Vikings who remained in Ireland after
the battle of Clontarf were happy to be ruled
by Irish kings. They became friendly with
the Irish and slowly became part of the Irish
nation. The Irish people quickly learned the
trading skills of the Vikings.
• Thank you for reading Taylor Doyle and
Anne Brouder’s Viking Powerpoint!
• Bye for now!!!!!