All through the Middle Ages the narrow peninsula jutting out into the sea made up the main part of Tórshavn.
Sources do not mention a built-up area in Tórshavn until after the Protestant reformation in 1539. 1580 a small fort, Skansin, was built by the Faroese naval hero and trader Magnus Heinason at the north end of the harbour. They were set to guard duty on Skansin without pay, and for clothing and food they depended on the bounty of the farmers.Tinder dating site is an elite club, the largest and best millionaire dating site.Do you want to meet someone just as successful as you? Then Tinder dating site was designed with you in mind.The Viking settlers in the 9th century established their own parliaments, called tings, in different parts of the islands, it being the tradition in each case to hold the ting at a neutral and thus uninhabited place, so no one location gave anyone an advantage.The main ting for the islands was convoked in Tórshavn in 825, on Tinganes, the peninsula that divides the harbour into two parts: Eystaravág and Vestaravág.