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Ragnhei Ur J Nsd Ttir Jesse Russell

Ragnhei Ur J Nsd Ttir

Jesse Russell

Published May 12th 2012
ISBN : 9785512071366
Paperback
114 pages
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High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! Ragnhei ur J nsd ttir (1646-1715) was the daughter of the Icelandic priest J n Arason and his wife H lmfr ur Sigur ard ttir. She was one of twelve children and was an active seamstress. She taught thisMoreHigh Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! Ragnhei ur J nsd ttir (1646-1715) was the daughter of the Icelandic priest J n Arason and his wife H lmfr ur Sigur ard ttir. She was one of twelve children and was an active seamstress. She taught this skill actively. Ragnhei ur became the wife of two consecutive bishops in the H lar see -- G sli orl ksson and Einar orsteinsson. Ragnhei ur was considered one of the finest marriageable women of her time. Ragnhei ur J nsd ttir and her husband Bishop rl ksson asked Gu mundur Gu mundsson from Bjarnasta ahl in Vesturdalur, who was the most renowned craftsman in Iceland in the 17th century, to build the church at Gr f on the Skagi peninsula, at that time the sanctuary for the widows of bishops. The building, among the smallest houses of worship in Iceland, is located just south of Hofs s.