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== Skancke and the Isle of Man ==
 
 
This page is created based on a [https://www.geni.com/discussions/153760 debate] in the Geni discussion fora about the relationship (or lack of proof thereof) between the following historical persons:
 
This page is created based on a [https://www.geni.com/discussions/153760 debate] in the Geni discussion fora about the relationship (or lack of proof thereof) between the following historical persons:
  

Revision as of 23:35, 17 April 2016

This page is created based on a debate in the Geni discussion fora about the relationship (or lack of proof thereof) between the following historical persons:

The claim being made is that Harald was the father of Torlack, who was the father of Hallstein. The counterclaim is that there isn't enough evidence available to support either of those linkages.

The arguments being cited are:

  • Use of the Triskelion (three legs joined at the hip) by both the Skancke family and the kingdom of Man
  • Matching dates
  • Oral traditions

Contents

Evidence of the Triskelion

On the Isle of Man

In the Skancke family

The name "Skancke" means "leg" or "shank". Whether it's singular or plural is debatable; in contemporary Danish, it's a plural.

The most commonly seen coat of arms for the Skancke family has a single leg. (Cites needed). The examples seen with three legs are: (cites needed)

Evidence of traditions

Authorities cited

G. V. C (Barney) Young

P. A. Munch

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