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  • ID: I26039
  • Name: Havard THORFINNSSON , Jarl of Orkney 1
  • Sex: M
  • ALIA: 11th Jarl of /Orkney/, Havard Thorfinnsson
  • Birth: ABT 930 in Orkney Islands, Scotland
  • Death: AFT 979 in Stennis, Hrossey, Orkney Islands (killed by Ragnhild) 2
  • Note:
    NORSE PREDECESSORS of the EARLS of ORKNEY - subject to King of Norway until after 1379

    Havard season-prosperous, Jarl of Orkney and Caithness. Havard, who was "a good chief and prosperous in harvests," m. his brotherís widow Ragnhild, who is said by a promise of marriage to have persuaded his sisterís son, Einar Klining, to kill him, but the date is not recorded, He was bur, at Stennis in Hrossey (Pomona) at a place afterwards called Havardsteigar [Havardís Fields]. [Complete Peerage, X:Appendix A:7]




    Father: Thorfinn "Skull Cleaver" EINARSSON , Jarl Orkney b: ABT 900 in Orkney Islands, Scotland
    Mother: Grelod of CAITHNESS b: ABT 905 in Caithness, Scotland

    Marriage 1 Ragnhild ERIKSDOTTIR b: ABT 928 in Norway
    • Married: AFT 978 in 2nd husband 3

    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:7
    2. Title: Complete Peerage of England Scotland Ireland Great Britain and the United Kingdom, by G. E Cokayne, Sutton Publishing Ltd, 2000
      Page: X:A:7
      Text: had to have outlived his father & his elder brother
    3. Title: Complete Peerage of England Scotland Ireland Great Britain and the United Kingdom, by G. E Cokayne, Sutton Publishing Ltd, 2000
      Page: X:A:7
      Text: no date, 2nd husband
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