Aud The Deep Minded (834–900 AD) was married to Olaf The White The King Of Dublin. When she learned of her husbands death at the hands of the Irish she planned her escape. Aud was a Viking military commander, with a hundred men at her disposal, men whom she commanded to secretly build a Knarr. The Knarr was a Viking ship for Atlantic voyages, upon its completion she fled to Orkney. Aud was a strong willed,fierce and intelligent woman of her time earning her the timeless title Aud The Deep Minded.