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Earl Thorfinn  Baptism of a pagan
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Over the past few years, you've fought off rival claimants gaining lands and acclaim in the process. You are known to many as 'Thorfinn the Mighty'.

You've raided and plundered your way down the western seaboard, yielded many treasures and taken many lives. You really have a natural flair for the Viking way!

Whilst you were out following the path of your forefathers, Christianity has been gradually spreading throughout the north. You, like your ancestors, are pagan. But times are changing.

Another worry is that Harald Hardradi is now on Norway's throne. He could be a threat to your power. However, you are distantly related through your marriage to Ingebjorg.

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Evidence of early Christianity in northern Scotland. Pictish cross shaft, Latheron, Caithness.
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Evidence of early Christianity in Orkney. Rune inscribed stone, 9th-11th century, from the round church in Orphir, Orkney.