"Did the Scots visit Iceland?"
While there are few records, the Vikings are thought to have led their first raids in Scotland on the holy island of Iona in 794
Why would Vikings go to an uninhabted islandTo settle.
Why would Vikings go to an uninhabted island
People love the stories of St Brendan and so forth, but the prospects of crossing the North Atlantic in the boats available at the time to the Celts seems extremely slim. Yes, Irish monks liked to have remote hermitages, but they were not suicidal, and you have to know there is someplace "there" before you go there.
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