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#1 Melisende

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Posted 22 February 2014 - 10:08 PM

Review: Eirik Bloodaxe:

The name Eirik Bloodaxe conjures an obvious image of a great Viking warrior. This use of Eirik's name to personify Vikings in general can be clearly seen from the way that the Jorvik Viking Centre, which mostly deals with the peaceful activities of the great Viking settlement at York, for many years sold a range of “Erik Bloodaxe” products showing a bearded Viking warrior

 

 

Author: Gareth Williams, Curator of Early Medieval Coinage at the British Museum


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