Viking, English, and revolts – these are the characteristics that make up just a small part of the history of Dublin, Ireland.
Vikings raided Ireland for a century and finally settled there during the 9th century. After settling, the Vikings had major control of Dublin but still had war with Irish natives across Ireland. Because there was nothing regulating land ownership, civil war was prominent among the natives during this time. These civil wars forced to the King of Leinster, Mac Murrough, to retreat and leave Ireland. He escaped to Bristol and requested help from King Henry II. King Henry II agreed and allowed Murrough, to unite with Strongbow, the Earl of Pembroke to retake Dublin. After they