In later Icelandic accounts there were early Viking settlements in Greenland (supposedly guided by Viking heroic Leif Eriksson, the son of Erik the Red) may have been some of the very first Europeans to travel and explore North America. Archivists also manage these objects and make use of specialized equipment to photograph, scan and store delicate items in digital form to ensure long-term durability and greater distribution. The place they landed at was Vinland (Wine-land) the settlers constructed a temporary settlement near L’Anse aux Meadows in modern-day Newfoundland.

They also assess materials and assist in organising exhibitions. In addition, there’s very little indication that there was a Viking involvement in New World, and they did not form permanent settlements. It is a requirement that the UK will require a postgraduate certificate that is approved from the Archives and Records Association in addition to your degree in history. Danish Dominance. In the US, a master’s degree in library science or history can assist in securing an archival job. The mid-10th century reign of Harald Bluetooth as king of the newly united, powerful and Christianized Denmark began the beginning of the 2nd Viking age.

Internships and volunteer work are suggested. Large-scale , armed raids, typically orchestrated by royal leaders, struck the shores of Europe and in particular England which was a place in which there was a king lineage that descending directly from Alfred the Great was in decline. 6. Harald’s rebellious child, Sven Forkbeard, led Viking raids against England beginning in 991 . Museum Curator. He defeated whole kingdom 1013. Average salary: $48,400 / PS40,000. He then sent King Ethelred to exile. If you’re in search of an employment in the field of history that will combine your skills in organisational and knowledge and a flair for creativity and you’ll enjoy a career as a curator for a museum.

Sven passed away the next year leaving the child Knut (or Canute) to lead an Scandinavian Empire (comprising England, Denmark, and Norway) located on the North Sea. You’ll have the opportunity to select and acquire objects that will be part of the museum’s collection. After his death, Knut’s 2 sons followed him, however both died in 1042. You’ll also choose how they’re displayed, manage their conservation, and lead tours and talks to the museum. Edward the Confessor the son of the preceding (non-Danish) monarch returned from exile and was able to regain his place on the English reign from Danes.

Additionally, you’ll be responsible for public relations and fundraising. When he died (without his heirs) on the 10th of October in 1066 Harold Godwinesson, the son of Edward’s most powerful noble, claimed his claim to the throne. The degree you earn in your bachelor’s history program will aid you in getting technician and assistant jobs as well as gain the experience required for a position as a museum curator. Harold’s army managed to stop an invasion by the last great Viking King, Harald Hardrada of Norway. The nature of the museum you’d like to work at it is recommended that you have a post-graduate degree in a related field like anthropology or art history is typically required. The battle took place at Stamford Bridge, near York and fell to the troops of William, Duke of Normandy (himself an ancestor of Scandinavian colonists from northern France) shortly afterward. 7. He was crowned King of England on Christmas Day in 1066, William kept the crown in the face of another round of Danish opposition.

Solicitor / Lawyer. Ende of Viking Age. Average salary: $120,910 / PS62,500.

In 1066, the events that took place in England effectively brought to an end the Viking Age. Did you enjoy arguing about the policies and laws of your country at an Model United Nations event, or defending your own interpretation of a medieval text in the purpose of a class presentation? If so, your major is a great foundation for a future career in the field of law. In the year 1066 all Scandinavian kingdoms became Christian and what was left in the form of Viking "culture" is gradually infiltrated into the cultural traditions that was Christian Europe. Alongside developing superior research, analysis and writing abilities, your understanding of the development of government legislation, political movements and cultural movements will aid in your comprehension of arguments and will help to understand the context of difficult cases.

In the present, evidence of the Viking heritage can be seen most often in the Scandinavian sources of some of the vocabulary and the place-names that are prevalent in the areas that they settled in such as northwestern England, Scotland and Russia. Legal systems differ by the country you’re in, and you’ll have to satisfy your government’s requirements to become an attorney. In Iceland The Vikings left behind a huge amount of written work, including the Icelandic stories, in which they celebrated the biggest victory of their glorious history. In the UK solicitors generally collaborate more closely with clients, and barristers are present for them in court while barristers earn significantly higher wages.

8. Ten of the oldest countries in the world (Updated 2021) College Professor/Higher Education Lecturer. Human life started to evolve many millions of years ago the first evidence of human civilizations emerged relatively recently in the timeline of the human race. Average salary: $78 well,470 / PS44,250.

A few of the first civilizations were established in the period of 6500 BCE after which people stopped living in nomadic communities and began to settle and build a community in one place. You could pass on your knowledge to your students of a certain age, helping in shaping their understanding of the world prior to setting off on their own journeys through teaching at the university level. These first settlements quickly resulted in large cities and the idea of separate nations and countries were soon to follow.

The hours could be longer and the job higher than teaching at a lesser grade, but the payoff is that you can lecture to a larger number of people who would be interested by the subject.