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Vikings is a Canadian-Irish historical drama television series, written and created by Michael Hirst for the television channel History. It premiered on March 3, 2013 in Canada and the United States.

Filmed in Ireland, Vikings is inspired by the sagas about the viking Ragnar Lothbrok, one of the best-known mythological Danish (Not Norse) heroes and notorious as the scourge of England and France. It portrays Ragnar as a former farmer who rises to fame by successful raids into England with the support of his family and fellow warriors: his brother Rollo, his son Bjorn, and his wives—the shieldmaiden Lagertha and the princess Aslaug.

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