Ancient Norse Women – Warriors, Housewives, Poets and Priestesses. there is much focus on the Warrior Tradition: vikings, battle. Famous Viking Warrior Was a Woman, a female warrior who led a Viking fleet to Ireland. Fragments of the warrior’s nuclear DNA would reveal biological sex. May 09, · Michael Hirst and the cast of Vikings praise the show's complicated, powerful, modern female characters in this web exclusive from Season 3. .