Skule Tosteson and his father

Started by Nancy Elizabeth Acker on Sunday, June 27, 2010


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6/27/2010 at 10:54 AM

How can Skule Tosteson, b. 1052, be the son of Thorfinn I of Orkney, d. about 963?

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6/28/2010 at 6:58 AM

He is not, but nobody have access to Torri Signar Thomsen'sd profiles to correct it.

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6/28/2010 at 7:04 AM

A closer looks shows that Thorfinn I of Orkney is a giant bad merge, - even a woman named Thordis was in that stack.

I will make a try to cleanup.

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6/28/2010 at 7:20 AM

Someone had managed to merge Skule Thorfinnsson and Skule Tosteson together in this profile: Skule Kongsfostre, - I don't know how far this error is going..

6/28/2010 at 9:04 AM

Thanks, Bjorn

12/14/2010 at 4:27 PM

I guess you've cleaned up the old error, but according to my source

his dad should be tostig godwinsson.

So I guess some one needs to get rid of barth ness guy.

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7/18/2015 at 3:02 PM

Tostig Godwinson, Earl of Northumbria

Was today deleted by Frank Harald Johansen

It it still possible that he was the father, even if it is doubtful if Judith of Flanders was Skules mother.
Maybe if someone with historical insight could take a look at this unmerges?

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7/18/2015 at 3:08 PM

One solution could be to keep the father but set up the mother as an unknown "frilla"?

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9/4/2015 at 1:00 PM

#Den Store Norske Lexikon:

Here is a translation I have done based on "Den Store Norsk Lexikon":
Godwin earl of Wessex descends from the Norwegian family House of "Krok". (see source Den Store Norske Lexikon): ..."Krok - an old Norwegian noble family that had a six bladed rose surrounded by three wings in their weapons (tinctures are not known). The family is said to derive from the English Earl Godwin of Wessex:. Godwin was the father of Toste, Earl of Northumberland, which coincided with Harald Hardrada at the Battle of Stamford Bridge 1066. Tostes sons Skule and Ketil Krok went with Olav Kyrre to Norway. ....

@Ulf Ingvar Göte Martinsson - could there be a Swedish family name by the name of "Krok"? - I'm asking because I found this article on the Internet:

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9/4/2015 at 2:37 PM

my 29th great grandfather
Kjetil Krok

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