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Iron slave collar from St John's Lane, Dublin, evidence of a flourishing slave trade in Viking Dublin. E173: X 119

Dalkey island, on the southern point of Dublin Bay, carries a Norse name (dálkr-ey, dress-pin island) which was a corruption of the Irish name Delginis, or 'thorn island'). It played a role in the Dublin slave trade in the tenth century, and an…
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