Viking Devastation

Walter Glover
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Viking Devastation

Postby Walter Glover » 12 Dec 2020, 07:32

LINDISFARNE ABBEY, HOLY ISLAND. — Northumberland, U.K.
In 793, a Viking raid on Lindisfarne caused much consternation throughout the west and is now often taken as the beginning of the Viking Age
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Mick Fagan
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Re: Viking Devastation

Postby Mick Fagan » 12 Dec 2020, 17:04

Interesting, something I didn't know about, Vikings at that place, that is.

All it needs is Flanagan and Allen singing, "Underneath the Arches"....................... :o

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Maris
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Re: Viking Devastation

Postby Maris » 16 Dec 2020, 10:18

There are lots of pictures of this ruined priory on the 'net but they are all of a type: colourful and crooked. Walter, your version sings in glorious black and white and all the verticals are vertical. A pleasure to look at.


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