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They came from the sea in a whirlwind of violence. In AD793, the Christian monastery of Lindisfarne off the Northumbrian coast was ransacked by pagans. They plundered and raped; they showed no mercy. These were the Vikings and they came to dominate Europe for the next 200 years.

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Q: What happened on the island of Lindisfarne in 793 AD?
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In which year did the vikings attack the monstray at lindisfarne?

793 AD

What year did the vikings raid lindosfarne in England?

June 8, 793 AD. Danish raiders sacked the monastery Lindisfarne.

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The first recorded Viking raid occurred in the year 793 against the great monastery of Lindisfarne off the northeast coast of England.

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the vikings stated raiding

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The first ISLAND the vikings attacked was Lindisfarne

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When were the Lindisfarne gospels written?

Circa 700 AD

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The Vikings came from Norway, Denmark, and Scandinavia. They attacked the north-east coast of Britain. They invaded in AD 793 and then later in AD 1000-1060.

What type of book is the Landisfarne Gospels?

The Lindisfarne Gospels could best be described as an illustrated holy book, or Bible. It was created around 715 AD by monks at the Lindisfarne monastery.

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Began their first attacks of England.