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Hemdall watches over clan Tuirseach. The blood of kings!
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Clan Tuirseach is one of the seven most influential clans controlling the Skellige. It rules over An Skellig,[1] its southern part low and flat while hidden northern side precipitous and scored with fjords.[2] Their emblem is head of a white bear on a blue shield. This is tied to a legend of Tyr, son Hemdall and Heulyn famed for his cleverness, who defeated powerful Yngvar with an enhanced sword and founded a clan.[3]

They gave the Isles at least two Kings and held positions like Jarl of Skellige or King of Cintra, as they were connected to House of Raven through marriage. They also have ties to another powerful family, Clan an Craite of Ard Skellig.[4]

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  • In the Irish language (Gaeilge) Tuirseach means tired, while Taoiseach means chief. The word Taoiseach is also used to refer to the Irish Prime Minister.

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  1. The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
  2. The Tower of the Swallow
  3. Heroes of Skellige: Tyr
  4. A Question of Price short story