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Erik the Red

(Eirik Raude)

950–1003
Civilization: Norse — Greenland
   Field of Renown:  explorer — Greenland
Era:  Viking

Raised in Iceland, Eric discovered Greenland. His Son Leif Erikson discovered Newfoundland.

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Story Links
Book Links
Eric the Red  in  Viking Tales  by  Jennie Hall
Wineland the Good  in  Viking Tales  by  Jennie Hall
Discoveries of the Vikings  in  Stories of the Vikings  by  Mary Macgregor
How the Vikings of Old Sought and Found New Lands  in  This Country of Ours  by  H. E. Marshall
Vineland and the Vikings  in  Historical Tales - American I  by  Charles Morris
Vikings Sail the Northern Seas  in  Book of Discovery  by  M. B. Synge


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In Viking Days.
 in Eric the Red