Person:Torf-Einarr (1)

Torf-Einarr
 
d.0910
Facts and Events
Name Torf-Einarr
Gender Male
Death[1] 0910
Other?  No accepted mother?


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Einarr Rögnvaldarson, Torf-Einarr or Turf-Einar (fl. early 890s–c. 910) was one of the Norse Earls of Orkney. His rise to power is related in sagas which apparently draw on verses of Einarr's own composition for inspiration. After battling for control of the Northern Isles of Scotland, Einarr founded a dynasty which retained control of the islands for centuries after his death.

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References
  1. Torf-Einarr, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia. (Online: Wikimedia Foundation, Inc.).
  2.   EINAR "Turf-Einar", illegitimate son of RAGNVALD "the Wise" Jarl of North and South Möre & his mistress ---, in Cawley, Charles. Medieval Lands: A prosopography of medieval European noble and royal families.