Assipattle

Scottish - The seventh son of a seventh son. He was an idle day dreamer who made good his promise of great deeds. When the Stoorworm was ravaging the country, he went out in his little boat to fight it. When the monster swallowed him, Assipattle cut open its liver and pushed in the burning peats that he had brought with him. The beast regurgitated Assipattle and its teeth fell out and became the Orkney Islands and its dead body formed Iceland. For his valour, Assipattle received the hand of the Princess Gemdelovely. On occassion, identified as Assipattle, Ash-pate or Ash-pate.

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