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By Ballin Smith, B. (ed.), Taylor, S. (ed.), Williams, G.

This quantity, ready in tribute to Barbara E. Crawford, covers the topic of Viking enlargement westwards to Britain, eire and the North Atlantic. the three papers are prepared in 4 teams: background and Cultural Contacts; The Church and the Cult of Saints; Archaeology, fabric tradition and payment; and Place-Names and Language.

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Crawford—a bibliography xxvii Norse earls and Scottish bishops in Caithness, a clash of cultures, in Batey, C; Jesch, J. and Morris, C. D. ) The Viking Age in Caithness, Orkney and the North Atlantic. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 129–47. 1994 Earl William Sinclair and the building of Roslin Collegiate Church, in Higgitt, J. ) Medieval Art and Architecture in the Diocese of St. Andrews. Leeds: (= British Archaeological Association Conference Transactions 1986, 14), 99–107. ) Scotland in Dark Age Europe.

Presumably the status of these sagas as lygi denied them any more serious purpose in his eyes. For the writer, however, entertainment and veracity seems to be locked together through genealogy: ‘and yet people know how to reckon their genealogies to Hrómundr Gripsson’. 7 It is also apposite to Sverrir’s reported comment. The king was in a particularly appropriate position to appreciate falsiÀed genealogies, since he probably invented his own dynastic claim to the Norwegian throne. To question this openly, during his own reign or those of his descendants including Hákon the Old, would have been treasonable.

Stroud: Alan Sutton, 103–12. 1995 Earl & Mormaer; Norse-Pictish Relationships in Northern Scotland. Rosemarkie: Groam House Museum lecture publications. ) Scandinavian Settlement in Northern Britain. Leicester: Leicester University Press. ) Northern Isles Connections: Essays from Orkney and Shetland presented to Per Sveaas Andersen Kirkwall: Orkney Press. An unrecognised statue of Earl Rognvald? Northern Isles Connections, 29–46. Sigurd the Mighty in Artemis Lexicon des Mittelalters. Munich and Zurich: Artemis.

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