The original manuscript was written c1280 and the oldest surviving manuscript was written c1300.
King Haleyg of Halogaland | Thorgerd (female) | Hervor (female) | Grim | Bjorn Buna King Kjarval of Iceland | | KETIL FLAT-NOSE Eyvind the Easterner = Rafarta __________|________________________________ | | | Helgi the Lean = Thorunn Hyrna Olaf the White = Aud the Deep-Minded | | Audun Rotin = Helga Thorstein the Red | _____________|___________ Einar = Valgerd | | | Thorgerd Olaf Feilan Eyjolf | | | Hoskuld Dala-Kollsson Hrut Herjolfsson Gudmund ________|________ | | | : Thorleik Olaf | BISHOP KETILKetil Flatnose, Olaf the White, Aud the Deep-Minded and Thorstein the Red were real people and are described in more detail in the page on Viking Kettles in Scotland and Ireland .
Storolf Haengsson | Gunnar Baugsson = Hrafnhild ___________________|_______________________ | | Hrafn the Lawspeaker Hamund = Rannveig _______________________________|__________________________________ | | | | | | Arngunn Orm Woodnose Hjort Orm the Strong Gunnar KolskeggThe Lawspeaker and President of the Althing was elected by the priest-chieftains for a three year term of office. He could also be reelected for further terms. His main duty was to recite from memory the entire code of the law, one third of the code each year, at the opening of the Althing. Hrafn Hængsson was the first Lawspeaker of the Althing in 930 until 949.
ASKEL the Silent | Thorgeir Gollnir = Asgerd | NJALAskel the Silent was a Chieftain.
___________________|_______________________________ | | KETILBJORN THE OLD from Mosfell = Helga HALLKELL ________________|__________________ | | | Skarf Teit = Alof THORKATLA (female) _______|________________ __________|_______________ | | | | | | Geir the priest OTKEL HALLKEL Hallbjorn the White Ondott Crow = Jorunn Gizur Teitsson _____|_____ | __________|____________________ | | Asgrim | | Thorgeir Signy | Bishop Isleif Gizurarson Mord = THORKATLA Ellida-Grim | ______|_____________________________ Rannveig (female) | | Asgrim Sigfus _________|____________________ | | | | | Thorgerd (female) Thorhall Thorhall Grim Thorhalla | Sigfus | Saemund the LearnedGizur Teitsson was also known as Gizur the White, a powerful chieftain of Mossfell. Otkel lived at Kirkby. SKAMKEL of Lesser-Hof was a friend of Otkel.
Sighvat the Red ______________________|_________________________ | | Mord Fiddle Sigfus | ___________________________|______________________________________________ Valgard the Grey = Unn | | | | | | | | | | KETIL = Thorgerd Thrain Sigmund Steinvor THORKEL Sigurd Lambi Mord Rannveig Mord Valgarsson = THORKATLAThorkatla was the daughter of Gizur the White; see previous tree.
Thorkel's arm was cut off by Thorgeir Skorar-Geir using the axe 'Battle-Troll", Mord was killed in the same battle and Ketil escaped. These brothers were called 'The Sigfussons'.
It was probably the same KETIL that was the father of Modolf of Asar. Modolf and Lambi died in a second fight
Thorir Thidrandi of Veradale | KETIL RUMBLE | Thridrandi the Wise ___________________________________________________________ | | | | Hall of Sida = Joreid KETIL RUMBLE = Flosi Thorvald HALLKATLA | __________|_____________ Helgi Droplaugarson | | THORKEL Thridrandi GeitissonKetil Rumble the younger lived at Njardvik. Thorkel Geitisson lived at Krossavik.
THORKEL BOUND-FOOT (female) | Bork Bluetooth-Beard = Hallbera __________________|__________________ | | Egil Kolsson = Steinvor Starkad Thrihyrning ______________|__________________________ | | | | Thorgeir Bork THORKEL Hildigunn the Healer
Ozur of Breidadale | Holmstein _____________|_____________ | | Thorleif of Beruness KETIL of Beruness
KETIL THE FOOLISH | Thorstein | Asbjorn | SurtThis family was Christian.
Hallbjorn Half-Troll of Hrafnista | KETIL TROUT | Grim Hairy-cheek | Bjornolf | Ornolf | KETIL SEAL | Thorir Snippet THORKEL THE LONG ________________|_________________ | | | Tjorvi THORKEL THE BLACK Orm Trunkback | | | Thorgeir the Priest = Gudrid Hlenni the Old | THORKEL BRAGARTThorkel the Black came from Hleidrargard. Thorgeir the Priest was a heathen from Ljosawater. Hlenni the Old came from Saurby.
Skidi the Old | KETIL FOX | Bard of Al | Eilif Eage | Atli the Strong = Herdis | Gudmund = Thorlaug | : | BISHOP KETILGudmund the Powerful of Modruvellir in Eyjaford.
Eirik Bristle-Beard | Hroald | Geirmund | Eirik from Goddales | THORKEL = Thorunn | Haf the Wealthy
HRAFNKEL HRAFNSSON | Thorir | HRAFNKEL | Thorir
Thorir Thridrandi | KETIL THRYM | Thidrandi the Wise THORKEL THE SAGE | | KETIL THRYM = Yngvild _____________|_____________ | | THORKEL THE SAGE ThorvaldThorkel the Sage the younger and Thorvald lived at Njardvik.
Thorvald was killed by Thorgeir with the axe "Battle-Troll", the ax that Skarp-Hedin had owned.
The sons of KETIL THE SMOOTH-TONGUED were together with Hall the Strong at the killing of Holta-Thorir.
THORKEL ELFARA-POET wrote a poem about the death of Gunnar.
THORKEL of Stafafell
There is a place called VELLANDKATLA, below Gjabakki.
ASKEL THORKETILSSON of Reykjardale was a chieftain in the north quarter.
Skapti's good at stopping fights
But Asgrim stopped him - with a spear
Holmstein didn't really want to flee
And THORKEL didn't really want to fight
- Snorri the Priest
THORKEL was a farmer in the East Fjords who was a neighbour of Gunnar. Elsewhere, the book says he is a lawyer. Put to flight by Thorgeir Skorar-Geir in a fight.
KETIL of Elda was killed by Skapti Thoroddsson. Ketil had a son called Olaf and sons of Gunnar arranged a passage on Olaf's trading ship.
26 December 1998