Danes

Earliest record: 400
Last record: 1970

Language family: Germanic

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YearsAction
400500Located in [1]
500Partial migration to [2]
500600Attacked [3]
500900Located in
800850Naval attack [4]
810Naval attack [4]
820Naval attack [5]
826841Settled in [4]
834837Naval attack
836Settled in [4]
8361000Located in
840Attacked [5]
845Attacked [5]
849892Attacked [5]
852Attacked [6]
853Attacked [5]
859862Naval attack [7]
867876Partial migration to [7]
867900Located in
892895Attacked [4]
900Contracted from
900940Located in
9001100Were assimilated
911Settled in
911932Settled in [7]
9111000Were assimilated
940Expanded to [1]
9401970Located in
990Settled in [4]
9901016Attacked [4]
10001100Were assimilated
12191237Conquered [8]

Location Info

  1. Sjaelland, Skane, other areas of S
  2. Jutland and rest of DK other than Sjaelland.
  3. NL & Gaul
  4. {Sjaelland, Skane, other areas of S } + {Jutland and rest of DK other than Sjaelland.} *{30-1} + {170-15}*
  5. Thames R (incl Isle of Sheppey), S coast England
  6. Frisia
  7. Frisia
  8. Ruestringen (near Weser R mouth), Walcheren (isl nr Schelde R mouth, NL)
  9. Duurstede (Dorestad, NL, at jct of Lek R arm of Rhine R, Times Atlas, p. 120, map 1)
  10. Dublin area
  11. {Dublin area} *{15-20}*
  12. Rouen, St. Denis, Quentowic, F (see Putzger, p. 39, II)
  13. Hamburg, Paris
  14. French coast (probably only up to Normandy)
  15. Novgorod (SU)
  16. Isle of Man
  17. Provence (F), Liguria (I), Tuscany (Pisa, I)
  18. York, Mercia, E Anglia, Wessex & Northumbria.
  19. {York, Mercia, E Anglia, Wessex & Northumbria.} *{154-4}*
  20. Mercia, Essex, Kent & Sussex, Wessex.
  21. {S Jutland (center at Hedeby; see Times Atlas p. 110, map 3)} *{30- 26}*
  22. {Sjaelland, Skane, other areas of S + Jutland and rest of DK other than Sjaelland.} - {S Jutland (center at Hedeby; see Times Atlas p. 110, map 3)} *{900-622} - {900- 628}*
  23. {York, Mercia, E Anglia, Wessex & Northumbria.} *{154-4}*
  24. Normandy
  25. Normandy
  26. Normandy
  27. {S Jutland (center at Hedeby; see Times Atlas p. 110, map 3)} *{30- 26}*
  28. {Sjaelland, Skane, other areas of S + Jutland and rest of DK other than Sjaelland. - S Jutland (center at Hedeby; see Times Atlas p. 110, map 3)} + {S Jutland (center at Hedeby; see Times Atlas, p. 110, map3)} *{900-629} + {30-27}*
  29. Lincoln, Stamsford & Leicester, Derby, Nottingham (England)
  30. Thames R, Wessex
  31. {Dublin area} *{15-20}*
  32. Estonia

References

  1. Nerman, Birger. 1956. Skandinavischer Ausklang des germanischen Heidentums. pp. 25-44. In Valjavec, Fritz (ed.). Historia Mundi, Vol 5. Francke Verlag, Bern, Switzerland.
  2. Torgersen, Johan. 1976. Rassengeschichte von Skandinavien. pp. 103-145. In Schwidetzky, I. (ed.). Rassengeschichte der Menschheit. Volume 4. R. Oldenbourg Verlag, Munich.
  3. Leube, Achim. 1983. Die Sachsen. pp. 443-485. In Krueger, Bruno (ed.) Die Germanen. Vol. 2. Akademie-Verlag, Berlin.
  4. Capelle, Thorsten. 1971. Die Wikinger. Verlag W. Kohlhammer. Stuttgart. 139 pp.
  5. Arbman, Holger. 1961. The Vikings. Frederick A. Praeger, New York. 212 pp.
  6. Vernadsky, G. 1956. Das fruehe Slawentum. Das Ostslawentum bis zum Mongolensturm. pp. 251-300. In Valjavec, Fritz (ed.). Historia Mundi, Vol 5. Francke Verlag, Bern, Switzerland.
  7. Whitehouse, David. 1976. Medieval Europe from the fifth to the twelfth century. pp. 281-333. In Collins, Desmond (ed.). The Origins of Europe. George Allen and Unwin, London.
  8. Clarkson, Jesse D. 1961. A History of Russia. Random House, New York. 857 pp.