Máel "the Bucktooth" Brigte of Moray was a nobleman in what is today Scotland who managed to kill his enemy after his own death. British nobility in general is confusing to me, but the Scots have a particularly convoluted history; Máel was a Pict who was likely the Mormaer in Moray in the 10th century. He'd made enemies with Sigurd "the Mighty" Eysteinsson, an Earl of nearby Orkney of Viking descent. Sigurd challenged Máel to settle their differences in a battle of forty men each at a field in what was probably Easter Ross. Máel arrived first, and as he watched the forty horses of his enemy arrive, he noticed that each carried two men. Unsurprisingly, the outnumbered force lost the battle, and Sigurd took his foe's head as a trophy. Typically, such a trophy was hung from the saddle, and while Sigurd rode home, Máel's infamous buck tooth scratched his killer's leg. The scratch became infected and killed Sigurd, resulting in an odd posthumous kill.
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