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12th-Century Scottish People: William the Lion, Alexander I of Scotland, Malcolm IV of Scotland, Edgar, King of Scotland, Olvir Rosta Source Wikipedia

12th-Century Scottish People: William the Lion, Alexander I of Scotland, Malcolm IV of Scotland, Edgar, King of Scotland, Olvir Rosta

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Published August 18th 2011
ISBN : 9781157421696
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28 pages
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 27. Chapters: William the Lion, Alexander I of Scotland, Malcolm IV of Scotland, Edgar, King of Scotland, OlvirMorePlease note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 27. Chapters: William the Lion, Alexander I of Scotland, Malcolm IV of Scotland, Edgar, King of Scotland, Olvir Rosta, Fergus of Galloway, Alwyn MacArchill, Matilda of Scotland, William II de Haya, Gille Brigte of Galloway, M el Coluim mac Alaxandair, John Scotus, Alan of Galloway, Aindr as of Caithness, List of peers 1140-1149, Margaret of Huntingdon, Duchess of Brittany, Lochlann of Galloway, List of peers 1150-1159, Gille Coluim the Marischal, List of peers 1180-1189, List of peers 1160-1169, List of peers 1190-1199, List of peers 1170-1179, Dubgall mac Somairle, List of peers 1130-1139, Hugh de Paduinan, Morgg n, Earl of Mar, Uhtred of Galloway, List of peers 1100-1109, Richard Comyn, M el su I, Earl of Strathearn, List of peers 1120-1129, List of peers 1110-1119, Cormac of Dunkeld, Gille Cr st, Earl of Mar, Felix of Moray. Excerpt: Olvir Rosta (Old Norse: lvir R sta, and lvir orlj tsson), also known as Aulver Rosta, is a character within the mediaeval Orkneyinga saga, who is purported to have lived during the early 12th century. His Old Norse byname, r sta, means brawl, riot. His name, and byname, appear variously in English secondary sources. lvir appears in the saga as the son of orlj t, and Steinnv r the Stout. The mother of Steinnv r is Frak kk, who has been described as one the great villains of the entire saga. One of Frak kks sisters, Helga, is the concubine of Earl H kon P lsson. Part of the saga relates of how the Earldom of Orkney is for a time jointly run by half-brothers-Haraldr H konsson and P ll H konsson, who are both sons of Earl H kon. With the death of Earl Haraldr, son of Helga, Frak kks family falls out of favour, and are forced to leave Orkney. In time, Frak kk conspire with the father of Earl R gnvaldr, and agrees to a plan to take the Orkney by force and split it with Earl R gnvaldr. She ...