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When tensions rose between King Harald I of Norway and King Athelstan of Wessex, the great Norse sailors Helgrim and Osfrid gave Athelstan a ship as a gift on Harald's behalf. The ship is said to have had purple sails and golden muzzle shields. The gesture is seen as the beginning of a long and fruitful relationship between the two countries.
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