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Magnus `Orfi` Moddansson (c.1075 - d.)

"Angus" is an error for Magnus, as the context makes clear. His byname means "the generous", or "the openhanded". He is sometimes misidentified as "Angus".

Ottar Moddansson, Earl of Thurso (deceased)

Ottar will have gotten his title from Earl Harald, not from his father.

Ottar Moddansson, Jarl of Thurso (c.1070 - d.)