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Eyrbyggja Saga 12 part 2 - - Grace's translation

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  • Fred & Grace Hatton
    Litlu síðar giftist Þórdís Berki hinum digra, bróður Þorgríms, og réðst til bús með honum til A little later, Thordis was married to Bork the
    Message 1 of 1 , Aug 30 12:45 PM
      Litlu síðar giftist Þórdís Berki hinum digra, bróður Þorgríms, og réðst til
      bús með honum til
      A little later, Thordis was married to Bork the stout, Thorgrim’s brother,
      and moved to a farm with him to

      Helgafells. Þá fór Þorgrímur sonur hennar í Álftafjörð og var þar að fóstri
      með Þorbrandi. Hann
      Helgafell. Then Thorgrim, her son, went to Alftafjord and was there
      fostered with Thorbrand. He

      var heldur ósvífur í æskunni og var hann af því Snerrir kallaður og eftir
      það Snorri.
      was rather overbearing in youth and he was for that reason called Snerri,
      and after that Snorri.

      Þorbrandur í Álftafirði átti Þuríði, dóttur Þorfinns Sel-Þórissonar frá
      Rauðamel. Þeir voru börn
      Thorbrand in Alftafjord married Thurid, daughter of Thorfinn son of
      Sel-Thoris of Raudamel. Their children were these:

      þeirra: Þorleifur kimbi elstur, annar Snorri, þriðji Þóroddur, fjórði
      Þorfinnur, fimmti Þormóður.
      Thorleif kimbi oldest, second Snorri, third Thorod, fourth Thorfinn, fifth
      Thormod.

      Þorgerður hét dóttir þeirra. Þeir voru allir fóstbræður Snorra
      Þorgrímssonar.
      Their daughter was named Thorgerd. There were all fosterbrothers (or
      fostersiblings?) to Snorri Thorgrim’s son.

      Í þann tíma bjó Arnkell sonur Þórólfs bægifótar á Bólstað við Vaðilshöfða.
      Hann var manna
      At that time Arnkell, son of Thorolf lame foot lived at Bolstad by
      Vadilshofud. He was greatest and

      mestur og sterkastur, lagamaður mikill og forvitri. Hann var góður drengur
      og umfram alla menn
      strongest of men, a man of law and very wise. He was very valiant and
      foremost of all other men

      aðra þar í sveit að vinsældum og harðfengi. Hann var og hofgoði og átti
      marga þingmenn.
      there in (the) district as to popularity and hardiness. He was also temple
      chieftain and had many Thingmen.

      Þorgrímur Kjallaksson bjó í Bjarnarhöfn, sem fyrr var sagt, og áttu þau
      Þórhildur þrjá sonu.
      Thorgrim Kjallak’s son lived in Bjornshafn, as was previously mentioned, and
      they, he and Thorhild had three sons.

      Brandur var elstur. Hann bjó í Krossnesi við Brimlárhöfða. Annar var
      Arngrímur. Hann var
      Brand was oldest. He lived in Kross Ness by Brimlarhofud. Second was
      Arngrim. He was

      mikill maður og sterkur, nefmikill, stórbeinóttur í andliti, rauðbleikur á
      hár og vikóttur snemma,
      a big man and strong, (with a) big nose, heavy boned in appearance, (with)
      reddish blond hair and a prematurely receding hairline,

      skolbrúnn, eygður mjög og vel. Hann var ofstopamaður mikill og fullur
      ójafnaðar og fyrir því var
      (with) large, fine, brown eyes. He was very overbearing and completely
      tyrannical and for that reason

      hann Styr kallaður. Vermundur hét hinn yngsti sonur Þorgríms Kjallakssonar.
      Hann var hár
      he was called Styr. Thorgrim Kjallak’s son’s youngest son was called
      Vermund. He was a tall

      maður, mjór og fríður sýnum. Hann var kallaður Vermundur hinn mjóvi.
      man, slender and handsome in appearance. He was called Vermund the slim.

      Sonur Ásgeirs á Eyri hét Þorlákur. Hann átti Þuríði, dóttur Auðunar stota úr
      Hraunsfirði. Þau
      Asgeir’s son at Eyr was named Thorlak. He married Thurid, daughter of Audun
      stoti of Hraunsfirth. Their

      voru þeirra börn: Steinþór, Bergþór, Þormóður, Þórður blígur og Helga.
      sons were these: Steinthor, Bergthor, Thormod, Thord blig and Helgi?.

      Fred & Grace Hatton
      Hawley, Pa.
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