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Vikings Feature: Athelstan Review Played by George Blagden


Athelstan is a Monk who turned from Christianity into the mythology world of the Vikings. He became a slave of Ragnar in the first season. In the second season he gets involved into a change from the Viking way into the Christianity again when he becomes the adviser of King Eckbert. What will happen next with Athesltan is a mystery. 

According to the historical Athelstan, he is the one who fights every Viking out of England. After all the Vikings are driven out of England, he becomes the first King of England.


George Blagden
Born 28 December 1989. He has played in Les Miserablé the film version but is better known for his role Athelstan in Vikings. He is an stage and film actor. He is English. Can be found on Twitter @gblagden and You Tube His next role will be King Louis XIV in Versailles.

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Tamara Bakx
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