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In Pictures: Hordes of Vikings descend on Yorkshire town

About 200 Viking re-enactors have ‘conquered’ the seaside town of Whitby.

Viking re-enactors outside Whitby Abbey in Yorkshire (Danny Lawson/PA)
Viking re-enactors outside Whitby Abbey in Yorkshire (Danny Lawson/PA)

By PA Reporters

Hordes of marauding Vikings have descended on a coastal town in Yorkshire.

About 200 Vikings pitched authentic tents in the grounds of Whitby Abbey to form a living history event that included battle re-enactments as well as period cooking and crafts.

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