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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


Miss Edith Godman (Biographical details)

Miss Edith Godman (British; Female; 1982 ?)

Also known as

Godman, Edith


Daughter of Frederick du Cane Godman (q.v.) and inherited his collection. Through her will it came to the British Museum.