Viking influence is demonstrated in these names by the substitution of the English SH sound with the Viking SK. The hardened SK, or SC sounds are found in Viking-
Mentioned in the Doomsday Book of 1085, Marske was to become the most important village along the coast.
The Village gave host to Saxons and Danes before the Normans finally settled building the first St. Germains Church in 1160.
The Royal Flying Corps had a landing strip and schools in Marske. 'Captain' W. E. Johns, the author of the Biggles books, was based at Marske during part of the first World War, from April till August 1918.