The Myth Legend & Lore Podcast
The Orkneyinga Saga - Chapters 34-44

The Orkneyinga Saga - Chapters 34-44

August 21, 2019

The prophecy of the Spae-Man comes to pass. The murder of the holy Earl Magnus at the orders of Earl Hakon, who gains the entirety of the Orkney Islands.

A shorter episode this week as next time the saga will take us on the journey of Hakon's sons, with adventure, slayings and encounters with sorcery!

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Anonymous donations! Update on the raffle for Magnus!

Anonymous donations! Update on the raffle for Magnus!

August 16, 2019

Please get in touch if your name has appeared as an anonymous donation on the JustGiving page! There is still time to make sure you are included in the draw of the raffle. Just drop me a wee email or message via; mlegendlore@gmail.com or @LoreMyth on Twitter, or the facebook page. The wonderful news is that we hit target! Thank you to each and every one of you, and have a lovely weekend.

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The Coming of the Tuatha & the Reign of Bres - Irish Legends 7

The Coming of the Tuatha & the Reign of Bres - Irish Legends 7

August 12, 2019

In today's Irish Legend we hear of the arrival of the Tuatha De Dannan, & the short-lived rule of Bres. This is a wonderful place to begin our discovery of the deeds and adventures of Lugh.

 

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The Orkneyinga Saga - Chapters 23-33

The Orkneyinga Saga - Chapters 23-33

August 8, 2019

In today’s instalment of the saga we learn of the genealogies of Earls Paul and Erling, a fascinating encounter with a Spae-Man, and the expeditions, battles & victories of Magnus Barelegs.

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The Harvest Festival Lughnassadh

The Harvest Festival Lughnassadh

August 1, 2019

Todays episode takes a look at the ancient harvest festival of Lughnassadh, the Irish god Lugh and the Norse god Freyr, plus some interesting folklore and superstitions. I wish you all well on this wonderful day of the year!

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My sincere thanks to my wonderful patrons!

The Orkneyinga Saga - Chapters 14-22

The Orkneyinga Saga - Chapters 14-22

July 15, 2019

Disputes over the islands continue leading to the furious battle of Raudabiorg.  The eventual deaths of Earl’s Rognvald and Thorfinn after many years of warring, and stirring verses from Arnor Jarlaskald.

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The Vengeance of Mesgedra - Irish Legends 6

The Vengeance of Mesgedra - Irish Legends 6

July 4, 2019

Todays Irish Legend is The Vengeance of Mesgedra. This tale warns of the cost of ill will and the reckoning of past misdeeds!

As promised, here is the link to the Mighty Magnus Viking Hoard Raffle;

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The Orkneyinga Saga - Chapters 6-13

The Orkneyinga Saga - Chapters 6-13

July 1, 2019

Today we hear of battle in Scotland, the armies of the Norsemen, Irish and Scots.  The deeds of kinsmen Rognvald and Thorfinn, and a new king is accepted in Norway.

The Orkneyinga Saga - Chapters 1-5

The Orkneyinga Saga - Chapters 1-5

June 24, 2019

Deception, death and oaths, quarrels over the Orkney Islands, the feuding begins & kings intervene! A narration of chapters 1-5 of the saga.

Special Episode - Viking tale The Sword of Sigurd, & raffle update

Special Episode - Viking tale The Sword of Sigurd, & raffle update

June 21, 2019

Today's special episode is in honour of Magnus and his brother Callum! I hope you enjoy the tale The Sword of Sigurd, a story about love, loss, and finding your place in the world. I also have details on the Mighty Magnus Viking Hoard Raffle, thanks to all of the contributors and a special shout-out to Kimberly and Kristin of the Murder & Myths Podcast!

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