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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


Sir Manuel Raymond Menendez (Biographical details)

Sir Manuel Raymond Menendez (legal; institution/organisation; British; Male; 1864)

Also known as

Menendez, Manuel Raymond


Youngest son of Manuel Menendez of Nassau, Bahamas. Educated at Emmanuel College, Cambridge. Called to Bar at Inner Temple, 1891. Puisne Judge in Southern Nigeria, 1899-1904. Married Hester Louise in 1901. Chief Justice of Northern Nigeria, 1904-1908. Knighted 1906. Honorary (late temp.) Major in army (Midford House, Bath).