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Members of Uppsala Viking society in beautiful homemade authentic Viking clothing and accessories. Uppsala, Sweden, 13/05/2011.

Silver Viking pendants from Gotland and Eastern Viking areas, with curved crystal lens that can be used for starting fires in strong sunlight...

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How to make a Viking Brooch

make a viking brooch. **but without the jewels and rub n buff** for HOD unit 23

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Fearless World War Two woman spy who was dropped by submarine into occupied Norway before becoming Bletchley Park codebreaker dies aged 91

Fearless World War Two woman spy who slipped into occupied Norway aboard a submarine before becoming Bletchley Park codebreaker dies aged 91 Received Bletchley Park Badge and The Freedom of Bletchley Park honour for her 'vital work' in Second World War Kept code-breaking work secret - even from her family - until last year Operations helped famous sabotage attack by 'Heroes of Telemark', immortalised in 1965 film After mission was over Sigrid Green walked from Norway to Sweden.

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The Secret Life of Dragons

Sea going vessels were often mounted with a dragon or serpents head on the prow. The dragon head was simply to frighten away sea monsters and spirits. When approaching land the head could be removed to prevent scaring off the friendly land spirits

The Norse god Tyr and Fenrir, from a Viking carving from eighth century Sweden. Tyr sacrifices his hand to entice Fenrir wolf into bondage: the warrior often gives profoundly of himself to secure the safety of the community he is sworn to defend.