Anglo-Saxon runes (Futhorc) were used to write Old English / Anglo-Saxon and Old Frisian from about the 5th century AD. They were used in England until the 10th or 11th centuries, though after the 9th century they were mainly used in manuscripts and were of interest to antiquarians, and their use ceased after the Norman conquest in 1066.

Anglo-Saxon runes (Futhorc) were used to write Old English / Anglo-Saxon and Old Frisian from about the 5th century AD. They were used in England until the 10th or 11th centuries, though after the 9th century they were mainly used in manuscripts and were of interest to antiquarians, and their use ceased after the Norman conquest in 1066.

anglo saxon runes--I know I'm a big geek for admitting this but Paul and I used to write letters to each other, share multiple choice answers during tests, etc using this alphabet. I don't remember a bit of it now though!

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anglo saxon runes--I know I'm a big geek for admitting this but Paul and I used to write letters to each other, share multiple choice answers during tests, etc using this alphabet. I don't remember a bit of it now though!

Runic Alphabets - they served for divinatory and ritual purposes, as well as the more practical use; there are three main types of Runes; Germanic, Scandinavian/Norse, and Anglo-Saxon and they each have any number of variations, depending on the region from which they originate

Runic Alphabets - they served for divinatory and ritual purposes, as well as the more practical use; there are three main types of Runes; Germanic, Scandinavian/Norse, and Anglo-Saxon and they each have any number of variations, depending on the region from which they originate

Comparison of Old English and modern English, with the introduction of Beowulf. The full site is an encyclopedia of languages with information on history of languages, etc.

Comparison of Old English and modern English, with the introduction of Beowulf. The full site is an encyclopedia of languages with information on history of languages, etc.

A basic introduction to Anglo-Saxon runes, a northern European writing system they imported into England.

A basic introduction to Anglo-Saxon runes, a northern European writing system they imported into England.

Free printable how-to-read-runes guide, and two rune message decoding worksheets.  Also lots of coloring pagesto accompany "The Last Viking" by  Norman Jorgensen.

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Free printable how-to-read-runes guide, and two rune message decoding worksheets. Also lots of coloring pagesto accompany "The Last Viking" by Norman Jorgensen.

Runes, Bay wood, stick-type, Anglo-Saxon rune set.

Runes, Bay wood, stick-type, Anglo-Saxon rune set

... the letters resemble a combination of Saxon <b>runes</b> and Roman letters

... the letters resemble a combination of Saxon <b>runes</b> and Roman letters

ancient anglo-saxon runes . Harry Potter - The Mysterious Septology Symbol - Beyond Hogwarts

ancient anglo-saxon runes . Harry Potter - The Mysterious Septology Symbol - Beyond Hogwarts

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