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10/15/2013 10/15/2013

John Balfour of Trenabie MP (bef.1750 - 1842)

JOHN BALFOUR OF TRENABIE John Balfour of Trenabie is the son of William Balfour of Trenabie and his wife Elizabeth Covantrie (aka Elizabeth Covingtree). He was born before 21 October 1750, the date u...

12/13/2008 10/15/2013

Thomas Dundas of Fingask MP (1750 - c.1794)

MAJOR-GENERAL THOMAS DUNDAS OF FINGASK (1750-94) Member of Parliament for Orkney and Shetland, 1771-89, and 1784-90 Major General Thomas Dundas of Fingask is the son of Thomas Dundas of Fingask and...

4/15/2011 10/15/2013

Håkon IV, king of Norway MP (1204 - 1263)

"Håkon den Gamle"

(complete English text at bottom) English King Håkon IV of Norway lived from 1204 to 16 December 1263. He is also referred to as Haakon or Haco or Haquinus, or Håkon the Old. Born into ...

6/23/2008 10/14/2013

Haraldr Maddadson, Earl of Caithness & Orkney MP (c.1134 - c.1206)

"Harald", "Harold", "Maddadson"

Wikipedia Harald Maddadsson ( Old Norse Haraldr Maddaðarson , Gaelic Aralt mac Mataid ) (c. 1134–1206) was Earl of Orkney and Mormaer of Caithness from 1139 until 1206. He was the son of Matad, Morma...

12/10/2007 10/14/2013

Sigurd "the Stout" Hlodvesson, earl of Orkney MP (960 - 1014)

"Sigurd the Stout", "Sigurd Digre", "Sigurd Digri", "Sigurd Driga"

There's a song about him, written by Debra Doyle (aka "Malkin Grey") and Melissa Williamson (aka "Peregrynne Windryder") - this is probably the best version you're going to find on Youtube: -------...

7/25/2007 10/14/2013

King of Norway Olav I Tryggvason MP (c.963 - 1000)

"Óláfr Tryggvason", "Olaf I of Norway", "Olav Tryggvason"

Olav Tryggvesson, King of Norway (1) M, #42895, b. 968, d. 999 Last Edited=13 Jul 2005 Olav Tryggvesson, King of Norway was born in 968. He was the son of Tryggve Olavsson, King in Vigen and Ro...

6/10/2007 10/14/2013

Sigurd Eysteinsson, I, Jarl of Orkney MP (832 - 874)

"Sigurd "the Mighty"", "Sigurd "the Powerful" Eysteinsson", "Earl of Orkneys"

Bror til Ragnvald Mørejarl, som ga han jarledømmet på Orkney. Brother of Ragnvald Mørajarl Oversikt over Orkneyjarlene (Earls of Orkney): Orkneysagaen (Jarlesoga) på norsk (in Norwegian): F...

12/20/2007 10/14/2013

Ragnvald Eysteinsson, Earl of Møre MP (825 - 894)

"Røgnvald", "Rǫgnvaldr Mœrajarl", "son Eysteins glumru", "den Rådsnare", "Ragnvald Øysteinsson", "Rognvald I Eysteinsson", "Rögnvaldr Mœrajarl"

Rǫgnvaldr Mörejarl, son Eysteins glumru. Earl of Møre and father of Gange-Hrolf Rollo of Normandie. Basics Father: Eystein "Glumra" Ivarsson Mother: Asdis (Ascrida) (undocumented) Concubines:...

1/25/2007 10/14/2013

Harald I "Fairhair", king of Norway MP (c.850 - 932)

"Harald Hårfager", "Fairhair", "Finehair", "Haraldr Hárfagri", "Lufa", "Haraldur Hálfdanarson", "Haraldur hinn hárfagri", "Veelhaar", "Mooihaar", "Hårfagre", "/Fairhair/", "Norse", "Harold I "Thick Hair" of Norway", "Harald Hårfagre"

It has been commonly accepted that the province of Vestfold was the starting point of Harald Finehair's unification of Norway. This assumption is ultimately based on the authority of Snorri Sturluson's...

2/2/2007 10/14/2013

Sverre I, King of Norway MP (c.1152 - 1202)

"Sverre Sigurdsson av Norge"

Biography Sverre Sigurdsson (Old Norse: Sverrir Sigurðarson, c. 1145/1151 – 9 March 1202) was king of Norway from 1184 to 1202. He married Margareta Eriksdotter, the daughter of the Swedish king Er...

5/23/2008 10/14/2013

Patrick Stewart, 2nd Earl of Orkney MP (1568 - 1615)

"Black Patie"

PATRICK STEWART, EARL OF ORKNEY, LORD OF SHETLAND Patrick Stewart, Earl of Orkney , Lord of Zetland[nb 1] (c. 1566[1] – 6 February 1615) was a Scottish nobleman, the son of Robert, Earl of Orkney, a ...

7/31/2008 10/14/2013

Lucas de Brus, juror in 1596, married 1559. 1st. Helen Ken- nedy ;+ 2d. Elizabeth, daughter of Patrick, fifth Lord Gray. He left Cultmalundie to his eldest son, 159S, and settled at Muness in Uns...

7/29/2007 10/14/2013

Robert Stewart, 1st Earl of Orkney MP (aft.1533 - 1593)

"Sir Robert Stewart of Strathdon", "feuar of the lands and lordship of Orkney and Shetland"

ROBERT STEWART, EARL OF ORKNEY, LORD OF SHETLAND Robert Stewart is the bastard son of James V, King of Scots, and Euphemia Elphinestone. He and his mother are mentioned in the entail of a charter by ...

8/12/2007 10/14/2013