Capitals of the Northlands

Capitals of the Northlands

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"[...]Ozur, and Gilli the Speaker-at-law, and to that end he sent his tokens. Karl fared forthwith when he was ready, and a fair wind they had, and came to Faroe, and hove into Thorshavn in Stream-isle. Then a Thing was summoned there, and folk came thronging thereto. Thither came Thrand o' Gate with a mickle flock, and thereto came Leif and Gilli, and had with them a multitude of people. Now when they set up their tilts and dight them their booths there, they went to see Karl o' Mere, and the greetings there were good." It need hardly be said that one object the king had at heart was to collect his scat (or taxes) from the islands, and when the subject was mentioned to Thrand he amiably replied that "it was due and welcome that he should give that much furtherance to the king's errand." When the time came round for the next Thing, Thrand duly fared to[...]."show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 182 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 10mm | 249g
  • Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1507549806
  • 9781507549803