'Northmen' hailing from Scandinavia who were well known for their raids of much of Western Europe and other areas. They settled in many non-Scandinavian areas such as Yorkshire (UK), various parts of Scotland, Dublin (Ireland)and Normandy (France) and their effect on these areas is still felt to this day.
Viking: "Odin bids us pace!"
The Jorvik Viking Centre of Yorkshire is a museum that shows the Viking history of Yorkshire.
1. The Viking name given of what is now York, after it was captured by Danish raiders in 866. The name Jorvik was also used for the surrounding area (mainly what is now Yorkshire) and was known as the Kingdom of Jorvik. The Viking presence is still felt today in Yorkshire, as shown in the local accents, culture, placenames and in various places of interest in the Yorkshire area.
2. A 'Jorvik' is a Yorkshireman who is praised for his courage and strong morals.