Person:Turgesius (1)

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Name Turgesius
Gender Male
Death[1] 0845
Reference Number? Q1380288?

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Turgesius (died 845) (also called Turgeis, Tuirgeis, Turges, and Thorgest) was a Viking chief active in Ireland who is said to have founded Drogheda in 911AD and Dublin. It is not at all clear whether the names in the Irish annals represent the Old Norse Thurgestr or Thorgísl. John O'Donovan and Charles Haliday independently identified him with Ragnar Loðbrók, but the identification is not generally accepted.

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  1. Turgesius, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia.