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Re: Confronting Mythology: I have "Ivar the Boneless"
Posted by: Tom Camfield (ID *****3685) Date: August 29, 2013 at 10:55:28
In Reply to: Confronting Mythology in Genealogy by Angelia newman of 2660

I"ll never give up, despite the very tenuous connection, my claim to old Viking "Ivar the Boneless" due to an early invasion of a portion of the British Isles by the Norse. Some things are just to great to let go.

For a long time, about 20 years ago, I was in daily communication in early e-mail days with a historian/genealogist in Oslo (Kaare Lie) who also had excellent command of English. Depending how one interpreted ancient languages, he even found me a possible werewolf in Denmark.

But I'm better now . . . and no longer chase such butterflies as Lady Godiva, Robert Bruce, the crowned heads of Europe, etc.

Good hunting, all!

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