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History of the Vikings
Bishop Heahmund is a Saxon Bishop of Sherborne and a holy Warrior
Rollo (Clive Standen)
Rollo, Ragnar’s brother, is impulsive, wild, and care-free. Rollo is a fierce fighter who is often overshadowed by his brother.
Porunn (Gaia Weiss)
Slave girl turned shield maiden, Porunn will not be tamed by any man.
Princess Gisla (Morgane Polanski)
The daughter of Emperor Charles and a beautiful, young woman of considerable courage and resolution.
Lagertha (Katheryn Winnick)
She is the first wife of Ragnar and is an Earl, a strong shield-maiden with a force to be reckoned with.
King Ecbert (Linus Roache)
King Ecbert is the ruler of Wessex, and is a sophisticated visionary, well versed in court life.
Kalf (Ben Robson)
A young, handsome Scandinavian man who lives in Hedeby and has made himself indispensable to the local earl.
Floki (Gustaf Skarsgård)
Floki is a genius ship builder and he designs and builds the prototype of the new generation of Viking ships.
Emperor Charles (Lothaire Bluteau)
The great ruler of the vast lands of the old Holy Roman Empire, Emperor Charlemagne.
Harbard (Kevin Durand)
A wanderer who turns up unexpectedly in Kattagat, Harbard will have a profound affect on three of our principal female characters.
Bjorn (Alexander Ludwig)
Intelligent and determined, Bjorn loves and admires his father above all men.
Athelstan (George Blagden)
Once a devout monk living a peaceful life, Athelstan is spared by Ragnar after his monastery is pillaged by the Vikings.
Siggy (Jessalyn Gilsig)
Siggy is the shrewd widow of Earl Haraldson, but has not lost her desire for power.