The Orkneyinga Saga

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Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.
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Preface; Part I. Introduction: 1. Earliest historical notices of the Orkneys; 2. Early Christianity of the islands; 3. Arrival of the Northmen and establishment of the earldom of Orkney and Caithness; 4. The earldom in the Norse line, 872–1231; 5. The earldom in the Angus line, 1231–1312; 6. The earldom in the Stratherne line, 1321–1379; 7. The earldom in the line of St Clair, 1379–1469; 8. The bishopric of Orkney, 1102–1469; 9. The bishopric of Caithness, 1150–1469; 10. Ancient churches of Orkney; 11. Maeshow and the stones of Stennis; 12. Mousa and the Pictish towns; 13. Remains of the Northmen; Chronological tables; Genealogical tables; Part II. Orkneyinga Saga; Appendix; Index.
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