May 07

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Have you been tuning in to History channel’s new hit drama Vikings? Well if you haven’t, you should probably head on over there to take a look at an episode or 2 and get yourself hooked on some Nordic hotties (of both sexes apparently judging from the woman’s love of Ragnar). The show details the life and times of legendary Viking Ragnar Lothbrok (Travis Fimmel) and his ambitions during the times of raiding, warring, and pillaging… basically Viking stuff – very macho.

If you like pretty girls who can hold their own in a fight as well as their men, you may have taken notice of the lady Vikings aka Shield Maidens who impress us with their ability to hold down a family while dancing the war dance when needed. The following gallery focuses on 3 of the main ladies of the 1st Season of Vikings in both their onscreen attire and off.


Lagertha (Katheryn Winnick)

They say that behind every great man is a great woman… or something like that but Lagertha is a relative super-woman in her role since she encompasses everything that a man could ask of a wife. Lagertha is Ragnar’s first wife and mother to his 2 children but she is also a legendary Shield Maiden who accompanies him into battle at times.


Siggy (Jessalyn Gilsig)

Earl Haraldson is the leader of Ragnar’s village and a rival of the ambitious Viking at the same time; his beautiful wife is Siggy who is played by the lovely Jessalyn Gilsig and is one of the only good things about the Earl. 


Aslaug (Alyssa Sutherland)

Not much is known of Aslaug except that she is the most hated woman on Vikings by the female viewers of the show… call her a home-wrecker if you will but to us she’s just a sexy princess and a tall glass of water. 

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