4x14 In The Uncertain Hour Before the Morning
First Aired: Dec. 21, 2016 on History Channel
Summary: Lagertha attempts to fulfill a long-held ambition; Ragnar negotiates an unexpected concession from King Ecbert.
King Ecbert: You vikings are incorrigible. You emerge from the womb with only one thing on the mind: how to die.
King Ecbert: Well if there were no gods then anyone can do anything and nothing will matter. You could do as you like and nothing would be real. Nothing would have meaning, or value. So even if the gods don't exist, it still necessary to have then
- Goof (anachronisms): King Ecbert's Chapel shows The Stations of the Cross, as icons. The 14 Stations were erected by the Franciscan order in churches and publicly in the 15th / 16th centuries.