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Thorgils Leifsson

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Birthplace: Hebrides, United Kingdom
Death: (Date and location unknown)
Immediate Family:

Son of Leif "the Lucky" Eriksson and Thorgunna [mother of Thorgils]
Half brother of Thorkell Leifsson

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About Thorgils Leifsson

Thorgils Leifsson was born 1000 in the Hebrides islands, when he was old enough to leave home he was sent to Greenland to live with his father.

Leif Eriksson traveled from Greenland to Norway in 999, he was blown off course to the Hebrides, staying for much of the summer. During his stay in the Hebrides, he fell in love with noblewoman Thorgunna who gave birth to their son Thorgils. Thorgils was later sent to his father in Greenland.

Parents:

Leif Eriksson (c. 970 Iceland - c. 1020 Greenland) and Thorgunna (c. 970 - after 1000)

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