Last season of Vikings it was last released on Amazon Prime Video on December 30, and certainly came as a shock to fans. All fares were decided, and there were some amazing results in store for some of our favorite characters in the hit series. What happened to the wives of Bjorn Ironside (Alexander Ludwig), Gunnhild (Ragga Ragnars) and Ingrid (Lucy Martin)? We have all the details below.
[Spoiler alert: This article contains spoilers from ‘Vikings’]
Bjorn Ironside’s plan saves his country
In the mid-season final of season 6, Bjorn is stabbed while fighting on the beach against Russia. Although Ivar (Alex Høgh Andersen) seems to have stabbed him, he was completely elsewhere at the time. With Bjorn dying, he rules one last attempt to save his country when King Hakon (Mishaël Lopes Cardozo) has spread a rumor to Russia that he is already dead.
The Rus Vikings, who came to attack, are horrified when they see Bjorn riding out on his horse to meet them. He is killed by an arrow three times by Ganbaatar (Andrei Claude), but somehow he manages to survive and take over the Sword of the Kings. It marks the rest of his army behind and behind Russia going into formation, and they manage to fight for their country and win.
The Russians fear that Bjorn is somehow still alive, with many retreating in shock. He helps consolidate the victory and save the country, but it leads to the final death of Bjorn. He does not do it from his wounds, and is buried in a complex grave with a horse as he rides at the top and a chain holds his sword in his hand towards the skies.
King Harald returns and wants to marry Bjorn’s widows
An election must be held to confirm the new ruler of Kattegat, and the two wives of Bjorn vie for the title. But just as the election progresses, King Harald (Peter Franzén) arrives, having already escaped the Russian cliff, and takes over as king. He also plans to marry the two Bjorn widows.
Harald sexually assaulted Ingrid before the first battle with Russia, and she is now pregnant, but it is not clear who her father, Harald or Bjorn, is. Ingrid certainly accepts his suggestion. First, Gunnhild seems to go along with the request for marriage as well. But on her wedding day, Gunnhild dies by suicide, believing she will enter Bjorn in Valhalla. In episode 5 of the new season, Gunnhild jumps into the bare water and drowns himself.
Ingrid and Harald are married, and Harald travels with Ivar and Hvitserk (Marco Ilsø) back to Wessex. Ingrid establishes herself as the Queen, though she must rule with Eric the Red (Eric Johnson) by her side. However, he wants to rule with her as King and Queen, not just on behalf of Harald.
But Ingrid is a witch, and she curses him by making him blind. Eric apparently once sold Ingrid as a slave. When he tries to kill her with a servant named Orlyg (Tim Creed), Ingrid sets a plan in his place and one of her servants, Nissa (Victoire Dauxerre), kills him instead. Orlyg is killed after confession, and Ingrid establishes herself as the only ruler and Queen of Kattegat when they learn that Harald has died in Wessex. Along with Nissa as her partner, who was also sold as a slave by Eric, Ingrid now rules unanswered.
“We must mourn our dead,” Ingrid tells the crowd. “So many. Death has lost nothing. And Harald Finehair, and Ivar, son of Ragnar. The gods have been greedy to have such good company of people. “
It’s a weird turn of events, but that’s how things work out for Bjorn Ironside’s wives. Ingrid becomes the Kattegat Queen and Gunnhild dies by suicide.