Monthly Archives: July 2018

saints of july: way-back great-grandpa canute the holy, king of denmark

Among saints who celebrate a feast day in the month of July is my roughly 26th great-grandfather1, King of Denmark Canute IV of Denmark (born circa 1040–murdered July 10, 1086, as he knelt in front of the altar of Saint Alban’s Church in … Continue reading

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Norwegian Names – Naming Patterns in Norway

Originally posted on Genealogical research in Norway:
To keep things simple this is the basic structure of naming traditions in Norway. The Norwegian name consists of three parts: Given name Patronym (The use of a component of a personal name which…

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what does a blogger do without a computer: oh my…

What does a blogger do without a computer?  Cease blogging while she makes up for her blogging silence with a major step-up in her Facebook posts; a virtual love affair with Instagram; and, non-stop talking to all who come in contact with … Continue reading

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