"They Rolled Over And Over"

"They Rolled Over And Over"

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Baer, Trish (en.) b. 25th January 1952
Occupation: Adjunct Professor in Medieval Studies; Digital Scholarship Fellow in the Electronic Texts and Culture Lab; MyNDIR editor and MyNDIR-IDG (Insight Development Grant) Team Leader

Historical Persons, i.e. from Heimskringla, Saxo, sagas etc.

Óláfr Hávarðsson (non.) The son of Hávarðr in The Saga of Hávarður of Ísafjörður
Þormóðr (non.) Thormod (en.) The shapeshifter in Hávarðar Saga Ísfirðings.


Edwardian (en.)The Edwardian era began with the reign of King Edward VII, 1901 to 1910 (January 22, 1901 - 28 July, 1914). However, the era's end date is sometimes extended to the beginning of World War 1 (28 July 1914).

Source Materials:

Heroes of the Norselands (en.)The Heroes of the Norselands by Katherine F. Boult was illustrated by T. H. Robinson. The first edition was published in 1901.
Hávarðar saga Ísfirðings (non.) The Saga of Hávarður of Ísafjörður (en.) An Icelandic family saga concerning a retired Viking named Hávarðr and his problems with his over-bearing neighbor, Thorbjørn. This saga was translated into English as The Story of Howard the Halt by William Morris and Eiríkr Magnússon in 1891.

Source Persons

Boult, Katherine (en.) b. 1855
d. 1927
Nationality: English
Occupation: author, translator, musician
Katherine Boult, née Katherine Florance Barman, was the wife of the oil merchant and justice of the peace, Cedric Randal Boult, and the mother of the conductor, Sir Adrian Cedric Boult. Katherine’s poor health prevented her from following a promising career as a pianist.
Hávarðr halti Ísfirðingr
Hávarðr the Lame from Ísafjörður (en.)
The retired Viking in Hávarðar Saga Ísfirðings whose son, Olafur, is killed killed by his neighbor, Thorbjørn.
Robinson, Thomas Heath (no.) b. 1869
d. 1954
Nationality: English
Occupation: illustrator
Residence: London
The son of the engraver Thomas Robinson (1838–1902), and the older brother of Charles and W. Heath, who were also illustrators