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Kaðlin Hrólfsdóttir

Also Known As: "Kaðlín", "Katlen", "Kathleen"
Birthplace: Europe
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Gange-Hrólfr 'Rollo' of Normandy and Kaðlin's mother
Wife of Bjólan (Beollán, Bejolan) king of Scotland
Mother of Niðbjörg Bjolansdóttir
Half sister of William "Longsword" and Adèle of Normandy

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About Kaðlin

According to "The Book of Settlerments/Landnamabok" and "Laxdaela" she was a daughter of Rollo, both books were written in the 12th and 13th centuries.

From section 84, page 44, of "The Book of Settlements: Landnámabók" By Herman Palsson (1972):

"Ottar [grandson of Ketil Flat-nose] had yet another son called Helgi who raided in Scotland, where he captured Nidbjorg, daughter of King Bjolan and of Kadlin, Ganger-Hrolf's daughter. Ottar made Nidbjorg his wife, and their sons were Osvif the Wise and Einar Scales-clatterer."

Cadlin/Kathleen, said by Norse sources to have married a certain king Beolan, who is otherwise unidentified. .

Datter av Gange-Rolf, ukjent mor.

Rollo & his [first wife] had two children:

1. KADLINE . Her parentage and marriage are confirmed by the Landnáma-Boc which records that "son of Oht-here…Helge" captured and married [her daughter] "Nidh-beorg, daughter of king Beolan and Cadh-lina, daughter of Walking-Rolf [Gongo-Hrólfs]" when he "harried in Scotland", and also records their descendants[45]. No other record has been found of "king Beolan" and the accuracy of this report is unknown. m BEOLAN King [in Scotland].

Kathlin de Normandie (1)

F, #104771

Last Edited=20 Feb 2002

    Kathlin de Normandie is the daughter of Rollo Ragnvaldsson, 1st Duc de Normandie and Poppa of Normandy de Valois. (1)

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