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The Orkneyinga Saga
 
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Jón Andrésson Hjaltalín
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This is the history of the Orkneymen, Earls and Odallers of Norwegian extraction who established an Earldom of Norway in the northern isles of Scotland more than a thousand years ago, and whose descendants held sway over the Hebrides and northern mainland Scotland for several centuries.

Commencing with the conquest of the Isles by Harald Harfagri, the Saga relates the subse
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Unknown Binding, 227 pages
Published November 1st 1999 by Mercat Press (first published 1230)
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I got from reading Soil and Soul (in my books) to rereading George Mackay Brown, then very luckily came across this in a charity shop. Great stuff.
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