c. 790 CE - c. 1100 CEThe Viking Age.
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790 CE - 1100 CE: The Viking Age.
844 CE: A Viking attack occurs on Seville in present-day Spain; after conquering it and surrounding areas the Vikings are chased off by the resident Arabs. .
854 CE - 858 CE: Viking raids on West Francia allegedly led by Bjorn Ironside and Hastein (although this attribution is more likely legendary rather than historical).
859 CE: A Viking fleet sailed from its base on the Loire river in France to Spain and, according to the tales, North Africa and areas of Italy and south-eastern France. .
867 CE: King Ælla of Northumbria dies in battle with Viking forces at York (as recorded in the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle).