||Eoforwic captured by Viking Great Army. Scandinavians
settle in Yorkshire and other parts of northern and eastern England.
||Viking kings begin to rule Jorvik
||Guthfrith, a Christian Viking, is King of York.
||Ragnald is ruler of the Kingdom of York.
||Ragnald acknowledges overlordship of the English King
Edward; Sigtrygg (formerly king of the Dublin Vikings) becomes ruler of
the Kingdom of York when Ragnald dies.
||Sigtrygg marries the sister of the English King Athelstan
(son and successor of King Edward) as a political move, to try to hold on
to his independent rule.
||Sigtrygg dies and is succeeded by Guthfrith from Dublin,
but Guthfrith is driven back to Dublin and Athelstan gains control of
||Athelstan beats off an attack by a combined force of
Strathclyde Celtic Britons, Scots and the Viking King Olaf Guthfrithson of
Dublin, at the Battle of Brananburh.
||English, Dublin Vikings and Scandinavians compete for power
||Expulsion of Erik Bloodaxe, last Viking king of Jorvik.
||English kings control Jorvik through carefully-chosen earls
and archbishops, often of mixed Anglo-Scandinavian descent.
||Battles of Fulford, Stamford Bridge and Hastings.
Scandinavian claim to the English throne is repelled but England falls to
William, Duke of Normandy and Harold Godwinson, last Anglo-Saxon King of
England, is killed. Jorvik/York comes under Norman control.
||William the Conqueror (William I) finally subdues
Jorvik/York and the north after some temporary control by a combined
|| Occasional Danish attempts to recapture Jorvik/York.