VIKINGS MILESTONES

Alexander Ludwig, who played Bjorn Ragnarsson on Vikings, announced his engagement via Instagram on Nov. 22, which quickly drew congratulations his Vikings co-star and on-screen mother, Katheryn Winnick. A day earlier, Winnick posted a message of thanks on her Instagram after being nominated for the…

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WAR BONNET

During the fifth-season premiere of Vikings, Ivar the Boneless (Alex Andersen) was Ivar the Merciless as he leads the Great Heathen Army in a vicious raid of York on Ascension Day. While the episode is startling both for its brutality and Ivar’s new ability, VIP…

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FULL METTLE JACKET

The legendary Viking king Ragnar Lothbrock (Travis Fimmel) is no stranger to harsh climates. From icy Nordic winters to raging North Atlantic seas, Ragnar has survived the elements through a combination of cunning, fortitude – and a warm coat. As winter is now making its…

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FIERCE FUR

A warrior and a queen, Lagertha may be one of the few people on this planet to wear fur for fashion form of an animal she hunted herself. One fortunate fan of Vikings, however, will not have to do the dirty work to claim the…

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HAMMER TIME

Thor was a hero long before he was an Avenger. The God of Thunder protected mankind, ruled the skies and battled monsters. Thor is the epitome of power and protection – and Lagertha’s (Katheryn Winnick) Thor’s hammer necklace, given to her by her father during a…

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MASTER OF PUPPETS

Vikings were simply built tougher than other humans in the eighth century. They sailed raging seas, fought to the death and drank their weight in mead as they raided and ransacked their way across the kingdoms of Europe. Their depiction on The History Channel’s Vikings…

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DRAMA QUEEN

Queen Kwenthrith (Amy Bailey) of Mercia finds an uneasy ally in Ragnar, who ultimately delivers her the head of her abusive uncle and allows her to treat one of his fresh battle wounds in a rather unorthodox way. Seductive, cunning and merciless, Kwenthrith is a…

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AXE MAN

Rollo of Normany (played by Clive Standen) is the epitome of a Viking. A fierce, powerful and impulsive warrior, Rollo (Ragnar’s older brother) is lethal with a battle axe and wields it with reckless abandon and deadly precision. Whether he’s using the weapon to destroy…

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BEFITTING A QUEEN

Despite being a queen, the Valkyrie Lagertha (Kathryn Winnick) seems more comfortable wearing armor, mud and the blood of her enemies than formalwear, but her wardrobe off the battlefield has a grandeur of its own. VIP Fan Auctions is offering fans the opportunity to own…

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HEAVY IS THE HEAD

Every great hero needs a formidable villain, and in The History Channel’s epic series Vikings, Ragnar has no greater foe than King Aelle (Ivan Kaye). The pair took an immediate dislike to each other as Ragnar loots Aelle’s kingdom more than once, kills his brother…

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Vikings Series Costumes, Props & Weapons Auction Has Begun!

(Naperville, Ill.) VIP Fan Auctions, in partnership with MGM Studios, is offering exclusive items featured in the hit television series Vikings in the official Vikings Auction Event being held online through Nov. 30 at VIPFanAuctions.com. This event features more than 550 exquisitely handmade costumes from your favorite characters, as…

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SHIELDS UP!

From Captain America’s shield to King Arthur’s Wynebgwrthucher to Legend of Zelda’s Hylian, iconic shields hold a special place in popular culture. Distinctive shields also abound on The History Channel’s Vikings. More than an added layer of protection from swords, spears, arrows and other implements…

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GUIDED INTO BATTLE

When the Rus Army invades Scandanavia in the sixth-season episode “The Best Laid Plans,” it sets off an epic battle that changes the course of Vikings. The figurehead (pictured) at the bow of the Rus lead ship, carrying Oleg, Ivar and Hvitserk, features the golden…

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SNAKES… WHY’D IT HAVE TO BE SNAKES?

Ragnar’s (Travis Fimmel) final defeat may have also been his finest hour. Calling it “part of a larger and bolder strategy,” he knew his death was inevitable – and necessary to ultimately bring his enemies Ecbert and Aelle to their knees by rallying his sons…

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THRONE OF KATTEGAT

The city of Kattegat has seen many triumphs and weathered great storms during the rule of Ragnar, but it may have had no ruler more cunning and fierce than Ragnar’s first bride, Lagertha (Katheryn Winnick). A former shield maiden and farmer’s wife who rose to…

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ROLLING THUNDER

As the exiled tyrant Ivar “The Boneless” Ragnarsson (Alex Hogh Andersen) and his bodyguard Vigrid make their way down the Silk Road in the Vikings sixth-season premiere, their fortunes soon take vastly different paths. Unlike the poor blacksmith, however, the chariot in which he pulled…

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RANGAR RISES

Rumors the third-season death of Ragnar Lothbrok (Travis Fimmel) were greatly exaggerated. Sure, Ragnar was legendary as a fierce fighter and brilliant strategist – and his eventual demise was inevitable – but if anyone wins while on death’s door, it’s king of the Northmen. In the…

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MADE IN AMERICA

To paraphrase Fargo’s Thurman Smutny, opportunity is knocking – will you walk through that door? The fourth-season of Fargo, set in 1950, features every bit of the dark comedy, crime and general mayhem that fans have come to expect from the anthology series. It also…

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