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The Blood Eagle — The Most Brutal Form of Viking Execution

It sounds too gory and horrifying to be true

Photo from Stora Hammars I on Wikipedia Commons

Vikings have a very interesting place in world history. Some interpret Vikings as predominantly killers and rapists, while other interpretations of Scandanavians in the West are biased towards an Anglo-Saxon context through shows like The Last Kingdom.

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