Early settlers in Britain
Presented by Lotty Clarke
History of early settlers in Britain
Celts 500 BC
Romans AD 43
Where did the Vikings come from?
Who where the Vikings?
Vikings where also known as
“norsemen”which means people of
the North. They where great travellers
and sailed to other parts of Europe.
They were also farmers, fisherman and
Viking craftsman made beautiful objects
out of wood metal and bone.
Viking women were beautiful weavers
Why did the Vikings invade Britain?
The Viking age began in Britain over
1,200 years ago in the 9th Century AD
and lasted over 300 years.
No matter how many times the Vikings
were beaten they always came back,
and in the end all their efforts paid off.
It was the, Vikings of Normandy who
finally conquered England in 1066
and changed British History forever!
A typical Viking house
Most people lived in
farms, they lived in
made with upright
timbers, wattle and
daub or stone. That
were usually one room
with a cooking fire in
the middle. The smoke
escaped through a
hole in the roof.
Animals and people lived
in the same building.
The dress of a Viking
A Viking Longboat