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Possible climatic changes affected crops for many years, which in turn could have led to economic downfall and social upheaval. Peasant girls usually married around the age 12, the boys were a few years older than the girls. The Norse people were Germanic people who settled in Scandinavia they had to live in one of the hardest places to farm and back then if you had a poor crop harvest you would starve but they got past that by raiding and trading with other European settlements to get food.

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