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CHAPTER III

SEA-KINGS OF ORKNEY

THE NORSE LINE

  1. Rognvald of Moeri, Jarl 871
  2. Sigurd the Powerful 871-882
  3. Guttorm 882-883
  4. Hallad 883-885
  5. Einar, Torf-Einar 885-910
  6. Arnkell 910-941
  7. Erlend 910-941
  8. Thorfinn, Cleaver of Helmets 950-963
  9. Arnfinn 963-967
  10. Havard, the Happy 970
  11. Ljot 976
  12. Skuli 974
  13. Hlodver [Ludovic] 980
  14. Sigurd The Stout 980-1014
  15. Somerled 1014-1015
  16. Einar II 1026
  17. Brusi 1031
  18. Thorfinn II, the Great 1031-1064
  19. Rognvald II 1035-1046
  20. Paul the Exile 1064-1103
  21. Erlend II, the Exile 1064-1103
  22. Hakon the Imperious 1103-1122
  23. St.Magnus the Martyr 1103-1115
  24. Harald the Orator 1122-1127
  25. Paul II, the Silent 1122-1136
  26. Erlend III, the Younger 1127-1156
  27. St.Rognvald III, the Crusader 1136-1158
  28. Harald III, the Younger 1176-1198

THE ROYAL SCOTTISH LINE

  1. Harald II the Wicked 1139-1206
  2. David 1206-1214
  3. John 1206-1231

THE ANGUS LINE

  1. Magnus II 1231-1239
  2. Gilbride 1239-
  3. Gilbride II -1256
  4. Magnus III 1256-1273
  5. Magnus IV 1273-1284
  6. John II 1284-1310
  7. Magnus V 1310-1321

THE STRATHERNE LINE

  1. Malise I, 39th Earl 1321-1333
  2. Malise II, 40th Earl 1333-1345
  3. Erengisle, 41st Earl 1353-1357

Contested Succession

THE SAINT-CLAIR LINE

  1. Henry I, the Holy, 42nd Earl
  2. Henry II, 43rd Earl 1404-1420
  3. William, 44th Earl 1420-1471

Authorities: Orkneyinga Saga; Torfaeus' "Ancient History of Orkney, Caithness, and the North"; Barry's "History of the Orkney Islands", etc.

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