Rognvalds Lith

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Rognvalds Lith

Rognvald Ingvarson was a member of the Jarlebanke family in Uppsala, Sweden.

He joined the Varangian guard in Constantinople, became a captain and gained riches and glory. On his returned he had a rune stone carved to commemorate his success.

In the summer of 1043 he joined his Lith, a warband, together with Prince Vladamir of the Rus to fight the Byzantium armies.


Society for Creative Anachronism

The Society for Creative Anachronism at the Abbey Festival

The Society for Creative Anachronism at Abbeystowe

The Society for Creative Anachronism is an international non-profit educational organisation that is dedicated to the research and recreation of pre-17th century European History, with a particular focus on its practical applications in arts and sciences, including costuming, cooking, martial arts, dance, calligraphy and illumination, metalwork, archery and music (to name but a few!).

We are a family friendly organization and have activities for all family members of any age.

You can find out more about SCA in Australia by visiting

Information on local Brisbane groups can be found at florians/ (Southside) and httpl// (Northside and surrounding areas)