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Ingirid Kollsdatter Ragnvaldsdóttir (Orkneys)

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Birthplace: Orkney Islands Scotland
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Daughter of Saint Ragnvald III, jarl of Orkney and Vgreat Moddansdóttir
Wife of Eiríkr "Strida" (Strife)
Mother of Elin Eiriksdatter; Ingibiorg Eiriksdatter, of Caithness; Harald "Ungi" / 'The Young' Eriksson; Ragnhildr Staegbrellsdóttir; Snaekollr Eiríksson and 3 others

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About Ingirid Kollsdatter Ragnvaldsdóttir

KALI [Rognvald] ([1100]-murdered Force, Calder, Caithness 20 Aug 1158, bur St Magnus Cathedral). Orkneyinga Saga names “Kali and…Ingirid” as the two children of “Kol, son of Kali Sæbjarnarson” and his wife[915]. Invested as Jarl, given the name Ragnvald and ½ Orkney in 1129 by Sigurd I Jorsalafari King of Norway. The latter's successor, Magnus IV "the Blind", cancelled the gift in [1130]. Harald "Gilli" King of Norway invested him as Jarl of ½ Orkney in Spring 1135. Jarl Paul refused to give up any territory to him. In revenge Kali-Rognvald seized the Shetlands, but his men were defeated in Yell Sound 27 Jun 1135 by Jarl Paul. He seized the Shetlands again in 1137, and captured and deposed Paul, becoming Jarl of all Orkney and Caithness. He granted ½ Orkney in 1139 to Harald Maddadsson. Leaving Harald in charge of Orkney, he sailed for Palestine in 1151, returning in Dec 1155. He was murdered by Thorbiorn Clerk. Orkneyinga Saga records that “Earl Rognvald died on the fifth day after the Feast of the Assumption” and was buried “at St Magnus´ Cathedral”[916]. (Cawley's Medlands)

m ---. The name of Kali-Rognvald´s wife is not known. Kali-Rognvald & his wife had one child: (Cawley's Medlands)

INGIGERD. Orkneyinga Saga records the marriage of “Earl Rognvald…his daughter Ingerid” and “Eirik Stay-Brails”[917].

 

m (Sutherland Spring 1156) ERIK Slagbrellir, son of ERIL Streita & his wife Audhild [daughter of Thorliot].

Erik & his wife had [seven] children: (Cawley's Medlands)

(1) HARALD Eriksson "Ungi" ([1156]-killed in battle Wick 1198).

(2) MAGNUS Mangi (-killed in battle near Fimreite on Sognefjord 15 Jun 1184). Orkneyinga Saga names (in order) “Harald the Young, Magnus Mangi and Rognvald” as the three sons of “Eirik Stay-Brails”, adding that Magnus was killed with Magnus V Erlingsson King of Norway “at Sogn”[920]. (Cawley's Medlands)

(3) ROGNVALD. Orkneyinga Saga names (in order) “Harald the Young, Magnus Mangi and Rognvald” as the three sons of “Eirik Stay-Brails”[921]. (Cawley's Medlands)

(4) INGEBIORG.

(5) ELIN.

(6) RAGNHILD.

(7) daughter .

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INGIGERD. Orkneyinga Saga names “Kali and…Ingirid” as the two children of “Kol, son of Kali Sæbjarnarson” and his wife[928].

m JON Petersson, lenderman in Sogne. (Cawley's Medlands)

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