Sjúrður

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Sjúrður (or Sigurd), was, around the year 1300, head of Shetland and was also official head of state of the Faeroe Islands.[1]

Sjúrður was, together with Bishop Erlendur author of the Faeroese Seyðabrævið in 1298 - a document with land use rules for the Faeroe Islands, and the Faeroes' oldest document.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Løgtingið 150 - Hátíðarrit. Tórshavn 2002, Bind 2, S. 366. (In Føroya løgmenn fram til 1816) (PDF-Download)
Political offices
Preceded by
Gilli
Prime Minister of the Faroe Islands
c.a. 1300-?.?.
Succeeded by
Símun