4-Letter History Chain #3

For each hint, enter a 4-letter word. The last letter of this word will be the first letter of the next word.
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Last updated: May 7, 2021
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First submittedApril 27, 2019
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Hammer-wielding Norse god
City sacked by the Vandals in 455 AD
Jane Austen novel
Hint: a common girl's name
Mountain range crossed by Hannibal
and his elephants
Soviet missile used by Iraq
Coleridge line: Water water everywhere /
nor any ____ to drink
Decayed plant matter once used as
fuel in Ireland and Scotland
Chinese dynasty 618–907; Also a powdered
drink brand consumed by astronauts
1990–91 conflict: The ____ War
Kodak's main line of business
Alcoholic drink made of fermented honey
Bird that went extinct in the 1600s
Captain Cook was the first European to
reach this island, in 1779
Destination of Mormon pioneers
George Washington grew this crop used
to make rope and fabric
Horse-based sport that was popular
among nobles in ancient Persia
German chancellor: ____ von Bismarck
In traditional wedding vows, brides were
asked to love, cherish, and ____
their husbands
House that fought against the Lancasters
in the Wars of the Roses
Secure tower inside a castle's walls
Shelley, Wordsworth, or Dickinson, e.g.
Level 37
May 21, 2019
I live in Ireland. We still use Peat as fuel...
Level 72
May 21, 2019
I feel like the Jane Austen novel doesn't need an additional hint. But that might just be because I'm very, very cultivated. I've read everything based on Gwyneth Paltrow's life.
Level 81
May 22, 2019
In my case I needed the extra hint--and I didn't get it until I knew the first and last letters.
Level 81
May 22, 2019
Thor is history? Well I suppose since real people believed in him.........
Level 66
Jan 29, 2021
Emma a common name are you kidding?
Level 82
Apr 3, 2021
It's one of the 100 most popular girls' names in the UK, I believe it's popular in the USA as well, and it must have been popular in the 90s because I've known a few Emmas
Level 52
May 7, 2021
Additionally to what brandybuck96 already said, it's common in a lot of european languages: You see it in Britain, France, Sweden, Poland, Spain etc. In Gemany, it was the most common girls' name just a few years ago.
Level 65
May 7, 2021
It's all over the place in North America too
Level ∞
May 7, 2021
Emma is the 2nd most common name for baby girls born in 2019, and is the 38th most common female name in the United States overall.

Level 74
Jul 26, 2021
It's been in the top 5 baby names for girls in the US every year since 2002, and in all but 4 of those years it was either number 1 or number 2. So... yeah, it's pretty popular. Check it yourself on the Social Security website.
Level 76
Apr 25, 2022
As I recall, Rachel’s baby in Friends was called Emma.
Level 47
May 7, 2021
Hemp is no longer illegal in the US, you should change that explanation
Level 64
May 7, 2021
Hemp is very much so legal in the US lmao. It is a very common and profitable crop with health benefits and it doesn't get you high.
Level ∞
May 7, 2021
It was illegal until 2019. The quiz has now been updated.
Level 66
Oct 8, 2021
Awww... I thought the tower in a castle would be a rook. I thought I was clever for knowing that, but nay.