________|__________ | | Hallbjorn Hallbera | | Hildirid (2) = Bjorgolf = wife (1) KETIL TROUT Kveldulf = Salbjorg | | | | _____|_____ Brynjolf = Helga _________|__________ | | | | | Harek Hraerek Bard (1) = Sigrid = Thorolf (2) Skallagrim | _______|________ Grim | | Thorolf EGILHarek and Hrærek were called 'The Hildiridarsons'. They convinced King Harald of Norway that Thorolf was double crossing him, so Harald killed Thorolf. Ketil Trout killed the Hildiridarsons in revenge.
Ulf the Fearless ____________|_____________ | | Hallbjorn Half-Troll Hallbera | | KETIL TROUT of Hrafnista Ulf Bjalfason (Kveld Ulf) | Hrafnhild = Thorkel | KETIL TROUT = Ingunn _____________________|_________________________________________________ | | | | | Storolf Herjolf Helgi Vestar = Moeid Hrafn | | | | Orm the strong Sumarlidi Asny = Ofeig Grettir Thorlaug = Jorund the Priest | | Veturlidi Valgard of HofSons of Ketil Trout: Storolf farmed at Hval and Storofsvoll. Herjolf occupied an area west of the Markar River to the river west of Breidabolstead, to Hval's brook. He farmed at Brekkir. Helgi farmed at Vellir, from the Rang River to the settlement of his brothers. Vestar occupied an area east of Rang River to Thver river including lower Storofsvoll. He lived at Moeidarhvoll. Hrafn was born in Iceland c890. He became Iceland's first lawspeaker and was the greatest of Ketil's sons. He farmed at Hof after his father.
Veturlidi was a poet.
Ketil Trout of Hrafnista is a ?fictional? relative of Örvar (Arrow) Odd and has his own saga q.v. Also see "Arrow Odd - A medieval novel" published by the New York University Press.
KETIL BLUND | Geir = Thorunn ______________|____________________ | | | BLUND KETIL Thorgeir Blund Thorodd HrisablundKetil Blund was a rich Norwegian of good family who brought a trading ship to Iceland to find a farm. He spent the winter at Skalagrim, then settled above Oleif's land claim along the Hrit River between Flokadale River including the tongue of land up to Raudsgill and all Flokadale above the slopes. He farmed at Thrandarholt.
Geir farmed Geirstead and Reykjadale at Upper Reykir. He was known as Geir the Wealthy.
Thorgeir Blund first farmed below Blundsvatn, south of the Hvit River, then he moved to Anabrekka. There is a Thorgeir Blund who is described as Egil's nephew, though I don't know if it is this one.
KETIL TROUT | Grim HairycheekKetil Trout had a sword called Dragvendil which he used in single combat. He gave it to his son, Grim Hairycheek. It was given to Egil in 948 by Arinbjorn of York.
KETIL KEEL-FARER | Thorir ____________|___________ | | Grim Thorisson Hromund | Gunnlaug | Thruid Sowthistle (female) | Illugi the BlackGrim Thorisson looked after the ship after Kveldulf's death on the way to Iceland. A wealthy man of good family, he was given land on the southe side of Borgarfjord. His farm was called Hvanneyri and stretched from the Andakils River to Grim's River.
Hromund made his home at Thverarhlid c939-945.
In about 946 KETIL THE HADALANDER was one of King Eirik Bloodaxe's retainers and pilot of Eirik's ship. He was a fine big man, good looking, closely related to the King. He and the King were very much alike to look at. He was hit in the belly by a spear thrown by EGIL.
Now the bitter bearer
Of the blazing war-blade
Has taken ten
Of my trusted followers
But my salmon like spear
Settled the score
When I cast it through
The curved ribs of Ketil.
KETIL GUFA = Yri | ValiCame to Iceland c959 when it was almost fully settled and had difficulty finding land. His slaves ran away, committed murder and were hunted down and killed by the avenging son Lambi. He made his home at Thorskafjord west across Breida fjord. Gufa Dale and Gufu Fjord are named after him.
Ore-Bjorn _______________|________________ | | THORKEL GUNNVALDSSON Trefil of Helgi
26 December 1998