Over 75 percent of the staff of the Hudson Bay Company was from orkney alone.
It was not easy to find a copy of The Pirate in orkney this year.
A northern or Erse word to express a rock broken from a cliff, as the holm in orkney and Shetland.
"In armour" in orkney, 14;at war with each other in Ireland, 93.
Then the herald rode near, and saw written round about his helmet in letters of gold, "Sir Gareth of orkney."
orkney retains the name of the Orcs (Boars), a Pictish tribe.
This was because the orkney men were inured to a rigorous climate, and to a diet largely composed of fish.
The orkney family got their perfumes and toilet articles from the firm.
We will have a strong built vessel, and some orkney men to navigate her.
Towards the end of 1593 there was trouble in the family of the Earl of orkney.
name of a group of islands off the north coast of Scotland, from Old Norse Orkney-jar "Seal Islands," from orkn "seal," probably imitative of its bark. Related: Orkneyman.