Irish - A Viking leader. He became ruler of much of Ireland and demanded the beautiful daughter of Maoilsheachlainn for himself and five other maidens for his chieftains. Young warriors, dressed as girls, were sent with the daughter and they killed the Viking chiefs and captured Tuirgeis and drowned him. Occasionally referred to as Tuirgeis, Thorgestr, Thorgestr, Thorgils, Thorgils, Turgesius or Turgesius.

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