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Katheryn Winnick Bio

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Katheryn Winnick Bio Katheryn Winnick (December 17, 1977 is a Canadian actress. She is best known for her roles in Amusement (2008), Bones (2010), A Glimpse Inside the Mind of Charles Swan III (2012), Vikings (2013–present), and The Art of the Steal (2013).
Winnick was born in Etobicoke, Ontario and is of Ukrainian descent. She spoke Ukrainian as her first language and did not begin speaking English until she was eight years old. She began training in martial arts at age seven, and obtained her first black belt at 13. By age 21, she had started three martial arts schools. Career Winnick has appeared in many films, including Stand Up Guys, Failure to Launch, Love and Other Drugs, and Killers. She has guest starred in numerous television shows, most notably House, The Glades, Bones, Law & Order, Law & Order: Criminal Intent, CSI, CSI: NY, CSI: Miami, Criminal Minds, Person of Interest, and Nikita. In her role on Bones, she portrays Hannah Burley, a war correspondent who had bee…

lagertha vikings wikipedia

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lagertha vikings wikipediaLagertha was, according to legend, a Vikingshieldmaiden and ruler from what is now Norway, and the onetime wife of the famous Viking Ragnar Lodbrok. Her tale, as recorded by the chronicler Saxo in the 12th century, may be a reflection of tales about Thorgerd(Þorgerðr Hölgabrúðr), a Norse deity.
Life according to Saxo Grammaticus
According to Saxo, Lagertha lived in the Gaula valley in southern Norway, marked on this map. Lagertha's tale is recorded in passages in the ninth book of the Gesta Danorum, a twelfth-century work of Danish history by Saxo Grammaticus.According to the Gesta , Lagertha's career as a warrior began when Frø, king of Sweden, invaded Norway and killed the Norwegian king Siward. Frø put the women of the dead king's family into a brothel for public humiliation. Hearing of this, Ragnar Lodbrok came with an army to avenge his grandfather Siward. Many of the women Frø had ordered abused dressed themselves in men's clothing and foug…