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Question 1: However, whether or not this is true, the settlement of Iceland and the ________ islands by the Norse would have included many Norse-Gaels, as well as slaves, servants and wives.
GibraltarJerseyGreenlandFaroe Islands

Question 2: It is recorded in the Landnamabok that there were papar or culdees in ________ before the Norse, and this appears to tie in with comments of Dicuil.

Question 3: These kingdoms did not survive the subsequent ________ invasions, but the towns continued to grow and prosper.
EnglandNormansNormandyCnut the Great

Question 4: ("Vestman" may have referred to the lands and islands "west" of mainland ________.)
ScandinaviaSwedenDenmark–NorwayNordic countries

Question 5: They suffered several defeats at the hands of Máel Sechnaill II, and in 1014 Brian Boru broke the power of the Norse permanently at the ________.
Battle of ClontarfNorthern IrelandIrelandIrish people

Question 6: The Norse established independent kingdoms in ________, Waterford, Wexford, Cork and Limerick.

Question 7: [citation needed] Many left their original worship of Norse gods and converted to ________, and this contributed to the Gaelicisation.
BaptistChristian denominationChristianityEcumenism

Question 8: They were called "________", and the name is retained in Vestmanna in the Faroes, and the Vestmannaeyjar off the Icelandic mainland, where it is said that Irish slaves escaped to.
Gaelic IrelandScotiGaelsCelts

Question 9: The ________, a Lordship which lasted until the sixteenth century, as well as many other Gaelic rulers of Scotland and Ireland, traced their descent from Norse-Gaels.
Clan DonaldLord of the IslesAlexander of Islay, Earl of RossJohn of Islay, Lord of the Isles


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