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According to the Saxon cleric, John of Wallingford, the Vikings bathed weekly, on a Saturday. Wallingford complained that this, and their habit of changing their clothes regularly, was to “ undermine the virtue of married women and even seduce the daughters of nobles to be their mistresses.”  Changing their clothes and bathing.... those heathens, they had no shame..... 😝 #Viking #Hygiene #Virtue #myculture #history

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