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The ‘Vikings’ were seafaring raiders and traders from Scandinavia. The period known as the Viking Age lasted from AD 700 until 1100.
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From Viking longships and 14th century carracks to 18th century battleships, the way ships were built evolved greatly between 800 and 1800.