Thorfinn Torf-Einarsson

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Thorfinn Torf-Einarsson
Yerl o Orkney
Teetle held ? tae 963
Predecessor Torf-Einarr
Successor Arnfinn Thorfinnsson
Native name Þorfinnr hausakljúfr - Thorfinn Skull-splitter
Dee'd c. 963
Buiried Hoxa, Orkney
Noble faimily Norse Yerls o Orkney
Spoose(s) Grelad
Issue
Arnfinn, Havard, Hlodvir, Ljot, Skuli an 2 dauchters
Faither Torf-Einarr Rognvaldsson
Mither Unkent

Thorfinn Torf-Einarsson[1] an aa kent as Thorfinn Skull-splitter[2] (from the Old Norse Þorfinnr hausakljúfr)[3] wis a 10t-century Yerl o Orkney.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Crawford (1987) p. 63
  2. Thomson (2008) p. 57
  3. Thomson (2008) p. 56

Soorces

  • Crawford, Barbara E. (1987) Scandinavian Scotland. Leicester University Press. ISBN 0-7185-1197-2
  • Thomson, William P. L. (2008) The New History of Orkney. Edinburgh. Birlinn. ISBN 978-1-84158-696-0