Saturday, 6 October 2012

Runes


This is the word Northumbria written in Viking runes. Before English kings took over this part of the country and made it part of the kingdom of England, calling it "Yorkshire", the county was part of the Anglo-Saxon kingdom of Northumbria. York (or Jorvik) was the capital city.

1 comment:

  1. Nobody seems to forget history over there!

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