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Skaroaborg, by Thorgils Skarthi, a Viking raider. There is also evidence of much earlier Stone Age and Bronze Age settlements, and remains of a.
Scarborough 2002
Viking, Thorgils, nicknamed Scarthi, because he had a hare-lip or cleft palate. Scarborough was therefore Skarthi's stronghold.

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Thorgils Skarthi - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Thorgils Skarthi (the hare-lipped) was a Viking raider and poet who, in about 966 founded, Scarborough, England which was then known as Skarðaborg.
Scarborough origin of name in Casselman's Canadian Words by Bill
We know because it was recorded in a Viking saga that one Thorgils Skarthi founded the North Yorkshire settlement around 965 A.D.
England Travel Guide : Scarborough - Eupedia
Settled since the bronze age, Scarborough was founded by the Viking Thorgils Skarthi ("the harelips") around 966 AD as Skarðaborg.
The History of Scarborough Castle | English Heritage
Encyclopaedia of the Celts: Flamborough - Furbaide Ferbenn
Kormak Fleinn (the javelin) and Thorgils Skarthi (the hare-lipped) are traditionally named as the founders (respectively) of these two northern towns.

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