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Tora Giske (Skoptisdóttir)

Also Known As: "Tora", "Thora", "Ragnhild Skoftesdatter", "Skoftesdotter"
Birthdate:
Birthplace: Giske, Møre og Romsdal, Norway
Death: Died in Rissa, Trøndelag, Norway
Place of Burial: Rissa, Trøndelag, Norway
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Skofte Ogmundsson Giske, Giske and Gudrun Tordsdotter på Giske
Wife of Åsolv Skulesson på Rein
Mother of Sigrid Åsulvsdotter Rein; Guttorm Åsulvsson på Rein and Ottar Balli Aasulvsson
Sister of Aure-Pål Skoftesson Giske; Ragnhild Skoftesdatter til Giske; Ogmund Skoftesson Giske; Finn Skoftesson Giske; Tord Skoftesson Giske and 1 other
Half sister of Paul Skoftesson Skoftesson Giske

Occupation: Heiress of Giske Lordship
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About Tora Giske

Tora Skoftesdotter Giske

Parents: Skofte Ogmundsson & Gudrun

Spouse: Ásulf Skulesson på Rein

Children:

  • Guttorm
  • Sigrid

LINKS

http://fmg.ac/Projects/MedLands/NORWEGIAN%20NOBILITY.htm#ThorbergArnessonMRagnhildA

http://no.wikipedia.org/wiki/Skofte_Ogmundsson

MEDIEVAL LANDS

OGMUND Thorbergsson . His name is confirmed by Snorre naming his son "Skopte Ogmundson, a grandson of Thorberg"[46]. m ---. The name of Ogmund´s wife is not known. Ogmund & his wife had one child:

a) SKOPTI Ogmundsson of Giske (-Rome 1103). Snorre names "Skopte Ogmundson, a grandson of Thorberg", when recording that he "dwelt at Giske in Sunmore"[47]. Snorre records that Skopte Ogmundson travelled from Norway with his sons Ogmund, Fin and Thord, that Skopte died in Rome, and that his sons also died during the journey[48].

m GUDRUN, daughter of THORD Folason & his wife ---. Snorre names "Gudrun, a daughter of Thord Folason" as the wife of "Skopte Ogmundson"[49].

Skopti & his wife had four children:

iv) THORA Skoptisdatter. Snorre names (in order) "Ogmund, Fin, Thord and Thora" as children of "Skopte Ogmundson" & his wife, specifying that Thora married "Asolf Skulason"[56]. In an earlier Saga, Snorre names "Thora, a daughter of Skopte Ogmundson" as the wife of "Asolf of Reine"[57]. m ASULF Skulesson of Rein, son of SKULI Tostesson & his wife Gudrun Nefsteinsdatter.

ASULF Skulesson of Rein . Snorre names "Asolf of Reine" as the son of Skule & his wife[224]. Morkinskinna names “Ásólfr, the father of Guthormr at Rein” as the son of “Skúli, the son of Jarl Tostig Godwinson”[225]. m THORA Skoptisdotter, daughter of SKOPTI Ogmundsson of Giske & his wife ---. Snorre names "Thora, a daughter of Skopte Ogmundson" as the wife of "Asolf of Reine"[226].

a) GUTTORM Asulfsson of Rein . Snorre names "Guthorm of Reine" as the son of "Asolf of Reine" & his wife[227]. Morkinskinna names “Ásólfr, the father of Guthormr at Rein” as the son of “Skúli, the son of Jarl Tostig Godwinson”[228].

- see below.

b) SIGRID . m HALLKEL Huk. Halkel & his wife had two children:

i) JON Halkelsson . m ([1155]) MARGARETA Haraldsdatter, illegitimate daughter of HARALD "Gille" King of Norway & his mistress ---. Snorre names "Harald Gille's third daughter…Margaret who was married to Jon Halkelson, a brother of Simon"[229]. Jon & his wife had one child:

(a) HALLKEL Jonsson (-killed in battle Florevåg near Bergen 3 Apr 1194). From Blindheim Jarl in Norway. m (after 19 Jun 1179) as her second husband, RAGNHILD Erlingsdatter, widow of JON Thorbergsson, daughter of ERLING Ormsen Skakke & his wife Kristin of Norway . The Saga of King Sverre records the marriage of "Ragnhild daughter of Earl Erling and Kristin Kings-daughter" and "Halkel son of Jon Hallkelsson"[230]. Hallkel & his wife had one child:

(1) RAGNVALD Hallkelsson (-murdered Husvik near Drøbak 1217, bur Oslo). Stormann of the Bagler in Norway.

ii) SIMON Skalp (-killed in battle 1161). Snorre names "Simon Skalp, a son of Halkel Huk" when recording his marriage[231]. m ([1155]) MARIA Haraldsdatter, illegitimate daughter of HARALD "Gille" King of Norway & his mistress ---. Snorre names "Harald Gille's second daughter…Maria who was married to Simon Skalp, a son of Halkel Huk"[232]. Simon & his wife had one child:

(a) NIKOLAS . Snorre names Nikolas as son of "Simon Skalp, a son of Halkel Huk" & his wife[233]. Snorre records that "Simon Skalp's son, the son of a daughter of King Harald Gille" was proposed as king in 1161[234].

-------------------- Aasulv Skuleson Rein

b. 1090, Rein, Rissa, Sør-Trøndelag

d. 1150, age: 60

ali. Åsulf Skulesson, Skulisson

Tora Skoftesdotter Giske

b. Giske, Ålesund

d.

ali. Thora, Tore

Children

Sigrid Åsulvsdatter Rein <

Ottar Balli Åsulfson

Guttorm Åsulfson for Rein <

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Tora Giske's Timeline

1070
1070
Giske, Møre og Romsdal, Norway
1114
1114
Age 44
Rein, Rissa, Sor-Trondelag, Norway
1120
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Age 50
Rein, Rissa, Trøndelag, Norway
1135
1135
Age 65
Rissa, Trøndelag, Norway
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Rissa, Trøndelag, Norway