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  • ID: I26037
  • Name: Somerled SIGURDSSON , Jarl of Orkney 1
  • Sex: M
  • ALIA: 15th Jarl of /Orkney/, Somerled Sigurdsson
  • Birth: ABT 983 in Orkney Islands, Scotland
  • Death: ABT 1015 1
  • Note:
    NORSE PREDECESSORS of the EARLS of ORKNEY - subject to King of Norway until after 1379

    Somerled, Jarl of one-third of Orkney 1014, was a "mild and very peaceable man." He soon died (? 1015) a natural death, and Thorfinn, although Earl of Caithness and thus possessor of a full share of his fatherís dominions, laid claim to Somerledís third of Orkney. This was disputed by his half-brother Einar.




    Father: Sigurd HLODVESSON , Jarl of Orkney & Caithness b: ABT 965 in Orkney Islands, Scotland
    Mother: Unknown First WIVES b: ABT 963 in Orkney Islands, Scotland

    Sources:
    1. Title: Complete Peerage of England Scotland Ireland Great Britain and the United Kingdom, by G. E Cokayne, Sutton Publishing Ltd, 2000
      Page: X:A:9
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