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Viking place names
Presenter Paul Coia travels by car around Britain, and explains many British towns were given names by the Vikings - evidence they came to settle as well as to raid and fight. For example, 'by' is the Viking word for settlement, so place names ending in 'by' like Selby indicate a place where the Vikings settled. York is another Viking name, and 1,100 years ago it was the largest Viking settlement in the world.
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