The Vikings Podcast #305: The Usurper

vikings_rollo_bjornRagnar and his vikings return to kattegat to find that life has changed. Rollo is distraught over the death of Siggy, Bjorn and Porunn are growing apart, Ragnar and Aslaug are having trouble and Lagertha finds out about Calf, The Usurper!

Floki knows all about The Wanderer and his true identity, but will he tell Ragnar? What does the seer foretell about the raid on Paris?

Find out on another great episode of Vikings!

On this episode of The Vikings Podcast we’ll review and recap episode 5, The Usurper. Then we’ll look at the history presented in the show and see how it compares to actual history.

The Usurper

The fleet returns to Kattegat to find tragic circumstances await. Lagertha learns that her Earldom has been usurped and convinces Ragnar to travel to Hederby with her in an effort to reclaim her title. Ragnar causes great surprise when he announces the next raid. The Seer has interesting prophecies for Rollo.


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In this episode’s history lesson we discuss:

  • St. Brice’s Day Massacre
  • Rollo
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