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To celebrate Vikings Live, we have replaced our Roman alphabet with the runic alphabet used by the Vikings, the Scandinavian ‘Younger Futhark’. The ‘Younger Futhark’ has only 16 letters, so we have used some of the runic letters more than once or combined two runes for one Roman letter.

For an excellent introduction to runes, we recommend Martin Findell’s book published by British Museum Press.

More information about how we have ‘runified’ this site


Rose Robinson (Biographical details)

Rose Robinson (English; Female; 1829)

Also known as

Robinson, Rose


Wife of George Augustus Robinson (q.v.), daughter of Thomas Pyne. She sold her late hisband's collection of portraits of Australian Aboriginal people amd Aboriginal artefacts from Tasmania to Dr Joseph Barnard Davis (q.v.) in 1867.