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  • Einar 'Hardkjeft' Hard-Jaw of Orkney (deceased)
    Einar Hardkjeft, grandson of Thorfinn Orkneyjarl. c) EINAR "Turf-Einar” . Orkneyinga Saga names “ Hallad , Hrollaug and the youngest Einar ” 797]. Snorre names "Hallad, the s...
  • Einar 'Klining' Buttered-bread of Orkney (deceased)
    Einar Klining, grandchild of Thorfinn Orkneyjarl c) EINAR "Turf-Einar” . Orkneyinga Saga names “ Hallad , Hrollaug and the youngest Einar ” 797]. Snorre names "Hallad, the se...
  • Hlodve 'Hund' Sigurdsson Orkney (c.990 - 998)
    Hlodve døde som barn. Hvelp, Hundi, Hlodvir, Hlodve. c) EINAR "Turf-Einar” . m ---. The name of Einar´s wife is not known. Einar [& his wife] had [three] children: ...
  • King Lot, Vulgate Cycle (deceased)
    The Early French Vulgate Cycle, dating from the early 13th Century, is also called the Lancelot-Grail . See

About the Orkney surname

"Orkney" is simply a shortened version of the Old Norse "Orkneyjar", meaning "Seal Islands"