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Einar 'Hardkjeft' Hard-Jaw of Orkney MP (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 MP (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...

King Lot, Vulgate Cycle MP (deceased)

The Early French Vulgate Cycle, dating from the early 13th Century, is also called the Lancelot-Grail . See

Margaret Caithness of Orkney, Heiress of Lovat MP (1289 - 1387)

NN Wife of Thorfinn Sigurdsson Jarl of Orkney, Mistress of Eudes de Penthièvre (NN) MP (deceased)

Sumarlidi Sigurdsson (988-1015), Jarl of Orkney MP (c.988 - c.1015)

The saga says: Sigurd married a daughter of the Scottish king Malcolm, and their son was called Thorfin. Earl Sigurd had, besides, older sons; namely, Sumarlide, Bruse, and Einar Rangmund. c) E...

Waldemar Ragnvaldsson of Orkney MP (c.1035 - d.)

It is possible that Ragnvald Brusasson had a son called Vladimir or Waldemar with a wife from Kiev. Further sources needed.

Adam Bothwell Bishop of Orkney (Bothwell) (deceased)

Arlogia II Ragnvaldsdóttir of Orkney (c.1038 - d.)

It is possible that Ragnvald had a daughter called Arlogia, but sources are needed.

Aurchada of Orkney greve (mac Cathal O'Brien) (deceased)

Bergljot of Orkney (deceased)

RAGNHILD Paulsdatter . Orkneyinga Saga names (in order) “Thora…Ingirid…Herbjorg…Ragnhild” as the daughters of “Earl Paul Thorfinnson” and his wife, addi...

Earl of Orkney (deceased)

Earl Hilodve Thorfinsson (of Orkney) (deceased)

Earl Thorfinn 11, "the black" Sigurdsson (earl of Orkney) (deceased)

Einar 5th Earl of Orkney (deceased)

Erlend I Einarsson Earl Of Orkney (c.888 - 954)

Gille Brigte Magnusson of Orkney, Orkney (1232 - d.)

Hamiliana Ragnvaldsdóttir of Orkney (c.1037 - d.)

There is a possibility that Ragnvald Orkneyjarl had a daughter called Hamiliana. Sources needed!

Igibiorg Bitling (Hakonsdatter of Orkney) (c.1106 - d.)

Ingebjörn of Orkney (1130 - d.)

John II, Earl of Orkney & Caithness (c.1259 - c.1312)

King Lot of Orkney (deceased)

Lodvar of Orkney greve (934 - 988)

Lodver of Orkney (934 - 988)

Magnus Magnusson of Orkney, Earl of Caithness & Orkney (c.1235 - c.1284)

Magnus of Orkney (c.1270 - c.1321)

MAGNUS V, Jarl of Orkney and Earl of Caithness (?) 1311 to 1321 or a. 1329. On 28 Oct. 1 312 he witnessed the treaty of Inverness between King Robert I and Hakon V, King of Norway (1299 to 1319), and o...

NN Klining's father of Orkney (deceased)

Ossa (Offa) (of Orkney) (deceased)

Ragnhild Pålsdatter of Orkney (1078 - d.)

Ragnhildr Pálsdóttir, daughter of Paul Thorfinnsson Orkneyjarl and his wife Hákonsdotter. PAUL Thorfinnsson, son of THORFINN II "the Black" Jarl of Orkney & his wife Ingibj�...

Robert Reid, Abbot of Kinloss & Bishop of Orkney (b. - 1558)

Robert Reid (died 1558) was abbot of Kinloss, commendator-prior of Beauly, and bishop of Orkney. He was one of the greatest of the bishops of St Magnus Cathedral, Kirkwall, Scotland, and his legacy was...

Sigurd of Orkney (deceased)

Sigurd Digri Hlodversson (earl of Orkney) (deceased)

Sir Patrick Ballantine Bishop of Orkney (Ballantine) (b. - 1607)

Suend (of Orkney), 1st Earl of Orkney? (deceased)

Svanlaug of Orkney (955 - 1025)

Svein Åsleifarsson of Orkney (deceased)

Thorfin 1 Rollo (Brico) Hausakliffer einarsson (5th earl of Orkney) (deceased)