the more mythological episodes in the sagas. South Møre is attacked in the following spring (868). Iceland is 'discovered' in 874 and is settled in increasing numbers (although it would appear that the island has been visited for some years by Norse Vikings). The 'Troll's Tongue' (Trolltunga) is a remarkable geological feature which lies in the Odda municipality of modern Norway, part of a county by the name of Hordaland - inherited from the Norse kingdom of the same name. Shown here are two sides of a silver penny issued under the rule of Eric Bloodaxe following his exile from Norway and during his governance of the Scandinavian kingdom of York in England Haakon I the Good / Hacon Brother. Thousands of farmers from Savonia and Northern Häme make the journey as far as eastern Norway and central Sweden and become known as the Forest Finns. This is not correct. 1035 Canute's death sees his great Scandinavian empire begin to break. The king's son by her is Eric Bloodaxe. The, germanic, gloms are mentioned in the Old. Magnus VI Lawmender 1271 Icelandic annals report the following to have happened in the mid-northern area of modern Norway: 'Then Karelians and Kvens pillaged widely in Hålogaland'. That border is only now properly established between the two countries. Now his brother Harold gains England, his son Hardicanute gains Denmark, and Sweyn gains Norway. Jærhøns are an active breed and excellent foragers, with a generally friendly and intelligent temperament. Gregers Krabbe Nils Trolle Trollesholl Gauno 1658 The Treaty of Roskilde sees Denmark -Norway hand over Bohuslän in south-eastern Norway and Skåneland (Scania) in southern Sweden to the kingdom of Sweden. 1098 Illegitimate son of Magnus III and Sigrid Saxesdatter Never married 22 December 1115 Nidaros aged 1617 33 I Eystein I Magnusson. The Norse sagas state that the new Norwegian monarchy imposes tribute on the Finnmark. They rarely go broody. Stay active and explore. Retrieved 2 November 2012. C.880 The oldest known written use of the term ' Kven with nearly that spelling, is made in the Account of the Viking Othere, a report of the geopolitical landscape of the North, based on the voyage by Ottar. Norsk biografisk leksikon (in Norwegian ). Within a few decades. "Sigurd 1 Magnusson Jorsalfare". Full rule of Norway returns to the kings of Denmark until 1905. Youll see acanthus carving, Hardanger fiddle playing, rosemaling, weaving, modern knitting, and more. He starts his campaigns in 866 by visiting the Oppland and Orkadal.