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Is a very fine name, but personally I think the name Thorolf Mostbeard may be the finest of all Viking names.  I hope he really did have Mostbeard, and it wasn't one of those Little John style names, making fun of his weedy and inadequate chinfungus. 

Date: 2014-05-24 03:49 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] wellinghall.livejournal.com
Reading the sagas?

Date: 2014-05-24 04:48 pm (UTC)
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From: [identity profile] bunn.livejournal.com
'Thorunn the Horned' is such an unusual name for a girl. Why do these lovely old names not get used any more!! :-D

Date: 2014-05-24 05:14 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] wellinghall.livejournal.com
David Gower's wife is called Thorun (although not, I think, Thorun(n) the Horned).

Date: 2014-05-24 03:50 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] huinare.livejournal.com
*googles*

So I'm to understand these two gentlemen are distantly related and also that Codbiter took part in something sometime referred to as the Thing-fight.

*basks in enlightenment*

Date: 2014-05-24 04:49 pm (UTC)
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From: [identity profile] bunn.livejournal.com
THING-FIGHT!!!

Even the words sound like they are about to have an argument and hit each other with big axes.

Date: 2014-05-26 06:56 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] island-of-reil.livejournal.com
Sounds like a cockslap duel to me... :D

Date: 2014-05-24 11:17 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] ningloreth.livejournal.com
I do like Codbiter!

I gave my Beornings real Viking names -- one of them is called Bergthórr beytill - Bergthórr horse-penis

:-)

Date: 2014-05-25 06:54 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] kargicq.livejournal.com
I'm voting for Codbiter over Mostbeard, sorry. Even though Mostbeard rocks. -N

Date: 2014-05-26 06:55 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] island-of-reil.livejournal.com
Is there a Thorstein Neckbeard, by any chance?

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