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Later in the 9th century, life in Eofer’s Wic took a large turn. Northern England was invaded and conquered by Vikings in 866. They made the town the capital city of their new kingdom and altered the name slightly to Jorvik. Under Viking rule, York grew and progressed rapidly. Danish York had been around for less than 200 years when England was conquered by the Normans and King William took control of York. The history of the next 200 years is quite bloody. In 1069, the citizens of northern England revolted against the Normans. They massacred all of the soldiers stationed in York. William regained control of the city and had... Read more »
Recent reviews for York
Discovering York - May 23, 2009, by bicska
The UK's favourite city, where a weekend is never enough, when I was there a few times, I think is the most beautiful city in North Yorkshire. If you are looking for a cultural getaway or romantic weekend break then visit York and be... Read more »
York, United Kingdom - Feb 4, 2015, by adam
York, which is a halfway point between London and Edinburgh, is one of Englands most famous historical town. It is a beautiful place with appealing architecture and rich heritage which makes the destination an ideal tourist attraction. The... Read more »
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