5 Things About Vikings That We Get All Wrong

Unfortunately, thanks to centuries of misinformation in scholarly histories and in popular culture, most people suffer from a variety of misconceptions about the Vikings, from who they were to when they were active to what, exactly, they did.

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PSA: Be safe, stay home, and stay informed. -Ed

If they wanted to, famous people could just sit all this out while drinking Cristal and eating foie gras by the bucketload. But they're not -- well, not all of them, anyway.

Here are some that are closer to the Robin Hood end of the spectrum than the Sheriff of Nottingham end.

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