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Thorfinn Sigurdson (II) [Þorfinnr Sigurðarson, Þorfinnr inn Ríki]locked

(c. 1009–c. 1065)
  • Barbara E. Crawford

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Thorfinn Sigurdson (II) [Þorfinnr Sigurðarson, Þorfinnr inn Ríki] (c. 1009–c. 1065), earl of Orkney, was called inn Ríki (‘the Mighty’) in later sources and remembered as being the most powerful of all the earls of Orkney; he was also the first to be recorded as having been granted the ...

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