With one last chance to take Paris, Ragnar and his Viking troops take a daring chance. Ragnar asks Bjorn for a favor that could change the course of Viking history.


Ken Girotti


Michael Hirst (created by), Michael Hirst





Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Travis Fimmel ... Ragnar Lothbrok
Katheryn Winnick ... Lagertha
Clive Standen ... Rollo
Gustaf Skarsgård ... Floki
Alexander Ludwig ... Bjorn Lothbrok
Ben Robson ... Kalf
Lothaire Bluteau ... Emperor Charles
Maude Hirst ... Helga
Owen Roe ... Count Odo
John Kavanagh ... The Seer
Morgane Polanski ... Princess Gisla
Huw Parmenter Huw Parmenter ... Roland
Edvin Endre ... Erlendur
Frankie McCafferty ... Sinric
Laurence Foster ... French Archbishop


Emperor Charles sends Count Odo with the booty that was agreed to but a month later, the vikings have yet to leave. Odo learns that Ragnar is dying and that he would like to have a Christian burial. Ragnar's conversion to Christianity does not sit well with his warriors who all agree that he cannot continue as king now that he has rejected their gods but they are simply biding their time. When the day of Ragnar's funeral arrives, he is taken to the cathedral for the funeral mass. The vikings have a surprise in store for everyone. Written by garykmcd

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Actor Lothaire Bluteau is playing Emperor Charles - grandson of Charlemagne. The historical Charles the Bald's eldest brother was named Lothar. See more »


Princess Gisla is shown dining with a fork. Personal forks as table utensils were not introduced in Western Europe until the late 10th century and did not become widespread for many more years. See more »


Lagertha: [At Ragnar's coffin] We don't always know what the gods have in store for us. But this? I could never imagine. If you've gone to heaven, then we will never meet again.
[Going to her knees, whispering]
Lagertha: And yet, I think Odin will rise like the wind to rescue you and take you to Valhalla where you belong, my own sweet Ragnar. And there... there we shall meet again. And fight and to drink and... love one another.
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Written by Karin Dreijer (as Karin Dreijer Andersson)
Performed by Karin Dreijer (as Fever Ray)
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The Christian Burial for a Viking King !!!
8 April 2020 | by elo-equipamentosSee all my reviews

In this final episode of the third season Ragnar was seriously wounded and asking for Floki makes his coffin, also demands to your son Bjorn to has a Christian Burial at Paris, meanwhile Ragnar is duly put in the Viking's stylized coffin, all their closest friends gave his last words from your late King as Rollo, Floki and Lagertha whispering hidden secrets, everybody were broadly upset over such heresy, how could a Viking's King buried as Christian, denying all his roots on their primer Vikings Gods is too much for all them, however the whole agreement with the Franks were arranged for the burial ceremony at Paris's Cathedral, when the death arise suddenly and takes the Emperor Charles by his neck and killing the Archbishop right away and takes the Princess Gisla as hostage to leave the town safe, what was an unexpected surprise, Ragnar fooling all around, a last attemp to illustrate his loyalty with their countymen, futher he left there Rolo and his most valuable warriors marking territory for a soon comeback, somewhat it could be a wrong move!!


First watch: 2020 / How many: 1 / Source: Blu-Ray / Rating: 8.5

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