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 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 http://www.sca.org.au.
Information on local Brisbane groups can be found at
http://www.sca.org.au/st florians/ (Southside) and httpl//www.sca.org.aulriverhaven/ (Northside and surrounding areas)