Vincent Enlund's Blog – July 2012 Archive (3)

Stikklestad Day

July (Haymoon - Æfter-Lithe - Heyannir) 29th

Stikklestad Day



Olaf the Lawbreaker (“St. Olaf”) was killed at the battle of Stikklestad on this date in the year 1280 R.E. Olaf acquired a reputation for killing, maiming, and exiling his fellow Norwegians who would not convert to Christianity, and for carrying an army with him in violation of the law to help him accomplish his oppression. Today many of us honor those who died because they did not wish to leave their ancestral ways…

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Added by Vincent Enlund on July 27, 2012 at 4:16pm — No Comments

Day of Remembrance for Unn the Deep Minded

July (Haymoon - Æfter-Lithe - Heyannir) 9th

Day of Remembrance for Unn the Deep Minded



Unn was a powerful figure from the Laxdaela Saga who emigrated to Scotland to avoid the hostility of King Harald Finehair. She established dynasties in the Orkney and Faroe Islands by carefully marrying off her grand daughters. As a settler in Iceland she continued to exhibit all those traits which were her hallmark-strong will, a determination to control, dignity, and a noble character. In…

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Added by Vincent Enlund on July 9, 2012 at 12:57pm — No Comments

Independence Day and Founder's Day

July 4th is Independence Day

it is also Founder's Day on the Asatru Alliance Calender



Aside for the fact that I think on this independence day we should all reflect carefully on everything that our four fathers fought and died for. On all that we no long have under the leadership that the US has had for the last few decades, as well as on all that we have now that our for-fathers never dreamed of. Today we should remember all that was given by generations before us to give the…

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Added by Vincent Enlund on July 3, 2012 at 1:58pm — No Comments

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