Ruthwell Cross

Ruthwell Cross, a remarkable sandstone cross, 17¾ ft. high, found in Ruthwell parish, 9 m. SE. of Dumfries; dates back to the 7th century; bears runic and Latin inscriptions, notably some verses of the Saxon poem, “The Dream of the Holy Rood”; was broken down in 1642 by the Covenanters as savouring of idolatry; found and re-erected in 1802.

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

Ruthven, Raid of * Rutland
Russell, Sir William Howard
Russell of Killowen, Charles Russell, Lord
Russia
Rustchuk
Rutebeuf
Ruthenians
Rutherford, Samuel
Rutherglen
Ruthin
Ruthven, Raid of
Ruthwell Cross
Rutland
Ruysdael, Jacob
Ruyter, Michael de
Ryan, Loch
Rybinsk
Ryde
Rye
Rye House Plot
Rymer, Thomas
Rysbrach, Michael