Hakon Karl

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Hakon Karl

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Son of Sigurd of Paplay and Thora Sumarlidsdatter Sida
Half brother of St Magnus (Jarl of Orkney) Erlendsson, Orknøyjarl; Gunhild Erlendsdóttir; Cecilia Erlendsdatter and Erling Erlendsson of Orkneys

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About Hakon Karl

THORA, daughter of SOMERLED Uspaksson & his wife ---. Orkneyinga Saga records that “Earl Erlend Thorfinnson” married “Thora, the daughter of Sumarlidi Ospaksson”, adding that “the mother of this Ospak was Thordis, daughter of Hall of Sida”[906]. She married secondly Sigurd of Paplay. Orkneyinga Saga records that “his mother was married…to a man called Sigurd” when her son Magnus returned to Orkney, adding that she and her second husband had a son “Hakon Karl…[and] a farm at Paplay”[907]. (Cawley's Medlands)

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