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Einarr Rognvaldarson
Yerl o Orkney
Teetle heldc. 895[1] tae 910[2][3][4] or later[5]
PredecessorHallad Rognvaldarson
SuccessorArnkel, Erlend an Thorfinn Torf-Einarsson
Native nameTorf-Einarr or Turf-Einarr
Dee'dc. 910[2] or 930s[5]
Noble faimilyNorse Yerls o Orkney
Thordis, Arnkel, Erlend an Thorfinn
FaitherRognvald Eysteinsson
MitherUnkent sclave

Einarr Rognvaldarson eften referred tae bi his byname Torf-Einarr (whiles Turf-Einarr), (fl. early 890s–c. 910) wis ane o the Norse Yerls o Orkney.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Smyth (1984) p. 153
  2. 2.0 2.1 Johnston, A.W. (July 1916) "Orkneyinga Saga". JSTOR/The Scottish Historical Review. Vol. 13, No. 52. p. 393. Retrieved 27 Januar 2014.
  3. Muir (2005) Preface: Genealogical table of the Earls of Orkney.
  4. Crawford (1987) p. 54
  5. 5.0 5.1 Crawford (2004)


  • Smyth, Alfred P. (1984) Warlords and Holy Men: Scotland AD 80–1000. Edinburgh Varsity Press. Edinburgh. ISBN 0748601007
  • Crawford, Barbara E. (1987) Scandinavian Scotland. Leicester Varsity Press. ISBN 0718511972
  • Crawford, Barbara E. (2004). "Einarr, earl of Orkney (fl. early 890s–930s)", Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford Varsity Press, retrieved 20 Julie 2009 (Subscription required)