Knights of the Sea a Viking Family The Voyages and Adventures of Admiral Sir John Hawkins...and his Kin. by C. R. Prance

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Made up of landowning chieftains and clan heads, their retainers, freemen, and others, these Scandinavians were independent farmers at home but raiders and pillagers at sea.

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