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In 994, the crowned king of Denmark, Svein Forkbeard, usurping son of Harald Blue-Tooth, arrives in England with a raiding fleet of 94 ships. 993AD: Vikings, The Danes sack Bamborough and ravage both sides of the Humber River. (From Tom Holland, Millennium: The End of the World and the Forging of Christendom. Later, Aethelred had Aelfric's son blinded, in revenge.992AD: The death of monk Adso of Montier-en-Der while on pilgrimage to Jerusalem. London, Little Brown, 2008.) 991AD: Islam, The emir, Baha ad-Daula, compels Tai to abdicate, and appoints Kadir, grandson of Muktadir, to the caliphate. 989AD: France - The Papacy - Beginning of the Movement for The Peace of God. Wales suffers variously in 968, 971, 972, 980, 987, with Anglesey often the target.London, Little Brown, 2008.) 997AD: Hungary: The first steps towards consolidation are undertaken by King Stephen's father, Géza (972-997), the last Magyar prince, who called in feudal knights and missionaries from the west to help break the resistance of his people which was impending the spread of the new faith and checking the transformation taking place within the country.
In sum, the later response of the Papacy was to direct the obviously aggressive tendencies of Christians into warfare against the Heathen, when Moslem power could spring into France from Spain, when Moslem civilisation was often seen as superior to Western ways, when Arabic shipping or piracy made Western trade insecure in the Mediterranean.The plan is betrayed by Aelfric, an earldorman from East Anglia. By 1000AD, William "the Great", Duke of Guienne, expanded on this idea at The Council of Poitiers, which he had convened.It was no accident that church properties were also not safe from military action.See Reader's Digest, History of Man: The Last Two Million Years. Viking Sweyn Forkbeard deposes his father Harold Bluetooth to become King of Denmark.Sydney, The Reader's Digest Association, 1973-1974., p. 987AD: Islam: Spain, Bermudo tries to free himself from Moorish sovereignty, Al-Mansur razes Coimbra and in 988 invades to the heart of Leon. (From Tom Holland, Millennium: The End of the World and the Forging of Christendom.
In short, the Westerners were less well-organised than Arabic/Moslem societies.