Erling Erlendsson of Orkneys (b. - 1103)

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Death: Died in Ulster, Ireland
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About Erling Erlendsson of Orkneys

ERLEND Thorfinnsson (-in prison Trondheim [Nidaros] 1098, bur Trondheim).

m THORA,

Erlend & his wife had four children: (Cawley's Medlands)

a) ERLING (-[Ulster [May] 1103]). Orkneyinga Saga names “Erling and Magnus” as the two sons of “Earl Erlend Thorfinnson” and his wife “Thora, the daughter of Sumarlidi Ospaksson”[908]. Jarl of Orkney. Orkneyinga Saga states that “according to some people, Erling, the son of Earl Erlend, was killed in the battle of the Menai Straits, but Snorri Sturluson says that he met his death with King Magnus in Ulster”[909]. (Cawley's Medlands)

b) St MAGNUS Erlendsson (-murdered Egilsay 16 Apr [1117], bur Christchurch at Birsay, transferred to Kirkwall Cathedral).

c) GUNHILD.

m (Spring 1099) KOL Kalisson, son of KALI of Agdir in Norway & his wife ---. Lenderman in Agder.

d) CECILIA.

m ISAAC

Erlend had one illegitimate child by an unknown mistress:

e) JADDVOR

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Erling of Orkneys's Timeline

1103
August 24, 1103
Ulster, Ireland
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