Thorkell

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Thorkel
... Thorkel or Thorkell is an Old Norse masculine personal name ... Thorkell Eyjolfsson, Icelandic godi of the late tenth and early eleventh century, husband of Guðrún Ósvífursdóttir and stepfather of Bolli Bollason ... Thorkell the Tall, eleventh-century Jomsviking leader and jarl ...
Thorkell The Tall
... Thorkell the Tall, also known as Thorkell the High in the Anglo-Saxon Chronicles (Old Norse Þorke(ti)ll inn hávi Norwegian Torkjell Høge Swedish Torkel Höge Danish Torkild den Høje) was a Jomsviking, a son of ... Thorkell took part in the Battle of Hjörungavágr in 986 and in the Battle of Swold in 1000 ... In 1012, Thorkell's men took Archbishop Alphege hostage, who had previously been instrumental in negotiating danegeld payments ...
Coughton, Warwickshire - History
... Domesday Book when it was one of 70 manors in Warwickshire held by Thorkell, or Turchill, of Warwick later surnamed Arden ... Thorkell was an Anglo-Saxon, his father, a descendant of Vikings, was Sheriff of Warwick under King Edward the Confessor ... Thorkell refused to support King Harold, his relatives the earls of Mercia, Leofric and his successors Ælfgar and Morkere, had constantly been at arms ...
Cnut The Great - Conquest of England - Landing in Wessex
... Another defector was Thorkell the Tall, a Jomsviking chief who had fought against the Viking invasion of Sweyn Forkbeard, with a pledge of allegiance ... came with, often thought to be of the Danelaw were probably Thorkell's ...
The Last Light Of The Sun - Plot
... Among the Erlings who participated in the attack is Bern's father, Thorkell Einarsson, who alone is spared among the Erling captives, and becomes a retainer in Brynn's household ... Bern and Thorkell have a brief reunion, but Bern rejoins the Erlings who set sail for the land of the Cyngael, to attack Brynfell, kill Brynn ap Hwyll and regain the ... On this journey Alun is joined by Thorkell, and then by Aethelbert ...