Kettles in Laxdæla Saga

Chapters 1 to 8 are all about Ketil Flatnose's family.


                                      Grim
                                       |
                                   Bjorn Buna   KETIL WETHER
                                       |             |
                                 KETIL FLATNOSE = Yngvild
    ___________________________________|________________________________
    |         |                  |                      |              |
Bjorn the   Helgi    Helgi  = Thorunn   Olaf the = Aud the Deep  Jorunn Wisdom
Easterner   Bjolan  the lean   Hyrna     White   |    Minded         Slope
                                                 |                     |
                                          Thorstein the Red      KETIL THE FISHER
                                                 |                     |
                                           Olaf Feilan = Alfdis     Asbjorn
                       ________________________________|__             |
                       |       |                |        |          Thorsten
             Thord  = Hrod   Thora   Gunnar = Helga   Thordis          |
             Gellir                 Hilfarson                         Surt
   _________________|_____           _______|__________                |
   |          |          |           |                 |           Sighvat the 
 Eyjolf   Thorarin    THORKEL    Jofridd  Hersten = Thorunn        Lawspeaker  
the Grey  Foal Brow    KUGGI
Aud the Deep minded is also called Unn the Deep Minded.

Hersten is the son of THORKEL BLUND and the grandson of KETIL.

Ketil Flatnose first lived at Romsdale between Sunnmore and Nordmore in Morway. He emigrated to the Hebrides c890.

Bjorn the Easterner lived at Breidafjord, Iceland, Helgi Bjolan lived at Kjarlarness, Helgi the Lean lived at Ejafjord, Ketil the Fisher lived at Kirkby, Olaf Feilan lived at Hramm.

Thorkel Kuggi married Thurud. After his death she married Steinthor Olafsson.


     Ore Bjorn
         |
     THORKEL FRINGE = Gudrud
Thorkel Fringe lived at Svignaskord.


        _____________|_____________
        |                |        |
     THORKEL    Thord = Aud      Knut
      WHELP
They all lived at Hol and Saurby.


              KOTKEL = Grima
          ___________|_______
          |                 |
      Hallbjorn          Stigandi     
    Steelstone Eye

           THORKEL = Gudrun
                   |
                 Gellir = Valgerd
                 _______|________
                 |              |
              THORKEL        Thorgils
Thorkel and Gudrun were married c1008. Thorkel the younger was born c1009. (That can't be right!) Thorkel the older was a trader who died in 1026. Gellir died in 1073.

KETIL HERMUNDSSON was the third abbot of Helgafell from 1217 to 1220. He was Gudrun's ggggrandson.

                             BISHOP KETIL
                                  |
             Kodran = Gudrun   Runolf
                    |             |
                   Hermund  =  Ulfeid
         ___________________|_________________
         |        |         |                |
       Hrein    Kodran    Stymir    ABBOT KETIL OF HELGAFELL

THORKEL THE BALD lived at Thykkvawood.

THORKEL libved at Hafratindar in Svinadale.

THORKEL and Thidrandi were sons of Geit.

Last update
27 December 1998
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