Episode 17 of History’s Vikings saw the introduction of two new characters. So who are they, historically, and how will these characters affect the remainder of Season 4 and moving forward into Season 5 of Vikings?
SPOILER ALERT: This recap contains information about the 17th episode (entitled “The Great Army”) of Season 4 of History Channel’s Vikings. Please proceed with caution if you have not yet viewed this episode and wish to avoid spoilers.
In Episode 17 of Vikings, viewers got introduced to Egil (Charlie Kelly) and Earl Jorgensen (Jack Nolan). So who are these characters? Can history reveal anything about them and how their arrival will affect the storylines moving forward in Seasons 4 and 5 of Vikings?
Let’s take a look at who they are.