is a historic site in the Blonduhlid Area in the Skagafiord District.
The only remaining traces of the past are ruins of some kind of
houses and a fence around them in a boggy area and there are no sources
to indicate a farm there in the past.
The Sturlunga Saga tells us about the second bloodiest battle of
the so-called Sturlunga period there on the 21st of August
1238, when 50-60 men were killed and villainy was committed against
those who sought inviolability in the church at Miklibaer.
three most powerful dynasties of the country had fought for power for
decades and the struggle peaked in this battle, which turned out to be
the most fateful one for the country.
When travelling in the Skagafiord district to absorb the events
of this important Saga area, it is impossible to miss visiting
Orlygsstadir, is now signposted on the
North Iceland Saga Trail