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Rune stone fromVedyxa (Viggby),Uppland (U 957). According to theSamnordisk runtextdatabasthe inscription reads: kerþar ' ok ' ulfr ' ok ulbiarn ' ok ' abiarn ok runi + þair ' litu hakua ' stain ' at ' iarl faþur sin '…

Since the founding of the club, kayaks at Vordingborg Ro- og Kajakklub (Rowing and Kayak Club) have traditionally been named after figures from Norse mythology, both well-known and more obscure.

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Rognvald Eysteinsson was jarl of Møre in Norway, and was offered the earldom of Orkney after its conquest by Harald fairhair, though he declined in favour of his brother Sigurd. For more information on the window, see…

The Zetland Window depicts Haraldr Hárfagri (Harald Fairhair), first King of Norway, who conquered Shetland in around 870, and Rognvald Eysteinsson, who was offered the first Earldom of Shetland but declined in favour of his brother Sigurd. For more…
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