It is better to post it here: interesting:
Vikings in Wielkopolska
Archaeologists have unearthed near Ostrow Wielkopolski two graves Vikings. The finding comes from the late tenth and eleventh centuries . This is the first such discovery in the region of Wielkopolska .
" The graves of Viking Ostrow Lednicki
Archaeologists studying the burial of the second half . XI . Ostrow Lednicki in Greater dug two graves in the rite Viking . "
He was half Pole half Danish
Mieszko I ruler of Poland or in scandinavian version Burizleif king of the Vindland had 3 daughters, one of them married Sven Forkbeard king of Denmark, their famous son was Canute the Great. So, the mother of Canute the Great was the sister of the first polish king Boleslav the Brave, who even gave Canute a contingent of polish wariors for his invasion of England.
Rebellion- Canute the Great (The King of Danish Pride)
English should be called Anglo-Saxon-Slavs
There are some theories suggesting that the first Polish ruling dynasty, Piast is related to Vikings. These theories are not that strong as the hypothesis that Vikings were instrumental in creating the first Russian statehood so that the name rus is of Viking origin. In the present time, the hypothesis whether the first Piast ruler had Viking blood in his vein cannot be proved or disproved but nobody argues the fact, that the relationships between the first Piasts and Vikings were close and very friendly. (...)
After 994 she married Sweyn I of Denmark under the name Gunhilda. From the second marriage she probably had five children, including Canute the Great and Harold II of Denmark. Since her marriage was not happy, she returned to Poland where her brother Boleslaw the Brave was ruling. After Sweyn died her sons, Kanut and Karald took her back from Poland. Kanut, known as Kanut the Great became later king of England, Denmark and Norway and governor of Schleswig and Pomerania. She died somewhere in Englisg castle.In any event, Boleslaus I of Poland, the first king of Poland actually sent his troops to help Canute in his successful conquest of England, another sign of close relationships between Polish rulers and Vikings.
XIV Slavs and Vikings Festival Wolin 2008
During the days from 1th till 3th of August, XIV Slavs and Vikings Festival will be held in Wolin. The event is considered as one of the largest and most important events of this kind in Europe, every year it attracts one thousand participants from dozen European countries, as well as from United States and Australia. One of the main organizers of the event is association Slavs and Vikings Wolin - Jomsborg - Vineta Center.
I1a Y DNA (Spread of DNA was going in both directions)