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Better Identification of Viking Corpses Reveals: Half of the Warriors Were Female – tor.com

http://www.tor.com/blogs/2014/09/female-viking-warriors-proof-swords

Shieldmaidens are not a myth! A recent archaeological discovery has shattered the stereotype of exclusively male Viking warriors sailing out to war while their long-suffering wives wait at home with baby Vikings.

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  1. ” However, this paper absolutely does notconclude that these women were warriors, or that the army had an even split of male and female fighters:

    These results, six female Norse migrants and seven male, should caution against assuming that the great majority of Norse migrants were male, despite the other forms of evidence suggesting the contrary.


    http://www.missedinhistory.com/blog/raining-on-your-parade-about-those-women-viking-warriors/

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    Posted by vinlandhuscarl | September 4, 2014, 16:16

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