Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Gunnlaugr Leifsson (GunnLeif)

13th century; volume 8; ed. Russell Poole;

VIII. 1. Merlínusspá I (Merl I) - 103

Skj info: Gunnlaugr Leifsson, Islandsk munk, d. 1218 (AII, 10-36, BII, 10-45).

Skj poems:
Merlínússpá I
Merlínússpá II

notes
no FJ abbr

Merlínusspá I (‘The Prophecies of Merlin I’) — GunnLeif Merl IVIII (Bret)

Russell Poole 2017, ‘(Introduction to) Gunnlaugr Leifsson, Merlínusspá I’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry in fornaldarsögur. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 8. Brepols, Turnhout, p. 38.

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Skj: Gunnlaugr Leifsson: Merlínússpá II (AII, 22-36, BII, 24-45)

in texts: Bret

Full edition, translation and commentary for this poem can be found in the printed volume VIII, p. 38. See the Brepols website for more information. The text below is from a superseded edition (Skj where relevant).

1 Vol. 8. Breta saga 69 (Gunnlaugr Leifsson, Merlínusspá I, 1) [Vol. 8, 48] — GunnLeif Merl I 1VIII (Bret 69)

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Nú skalk flotnum
þats forðum vas,
hlýði fróðir mér
fyrðar, segja,
at buðlungr sat
Bretlandi at,
hét vellskati
Vortígernús.

Skj: Gunnlaugr Leifsson: Merlínússpá II 1 (AII, 22; BII, 24); fornyrðislag; ed. RGP; group: H; mss: Hb; texts: Bret 69
 
2 Vol. 8. Breta saga 70 (Gunnlaugr Leifsson, Merlínusspá I, 2) [Vol. 8, 49] — GunnLeif Merl I 2VIII (Bret 70)

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Jǫrð vas forðum
fríð kend Bretum,
sús Englum es
eignuð síðan;
þvíat en enska þjóð
áðan vélti
breks ósama
brezka lýði.

Skj: Gunnlaugr Leifsson: Merlínússpá II 2 (AII, 22; BII, 24); fornyrðislag; ed. RGP; group: H; mss: Hb; texts: Bret 70
 
3 Vol. 8. Breta saga 71 (Gunnlaugr Leifsson, Merlínusspá I, 3) [Vol. 8, 50] — GunnLeif Merl I 3VIII (Bret 71)

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Ok láð þeira
með liði miklu
sjǫlf eignaðisk
í sǫgum fornum;
ok þars kristnir
kœnir byggja,
áðr tók heiðin þjóð
hallir smíða.

Skj: Gunnlaugr Leifsson: Merlínússpá II 3 (AII, 22; BII, 24); fornyrðislag; ed. RGP; group: H; mss: Hb; texts: Bret 71
 
4 Vol. 8. Breta saga 72 (Gunnlaugr Leifsson, Merlínusspá I, 4) [Vol. 8, 50] — GunnLeif Merl I 4VIII (Bret 72)

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Es áttbogi
enskrar þjóðar
saxneskr sagaðr
í sǫgum fornum;
þaðan eflðusk þeir
til þrimu geira,
landi at ræna
lofðung Breta.

Skj: Gunnlaugr Leifsson: Merlínússpá II 4 (AII, 22; BII, 24-5); fornyrðislag; ed. RGP; group: H; mss: Hb; texts: Bret 72
 
5 Vol. 8. Breta saga 73 (Gunnlaugr Leifsson, Merlínusspá I, 5) [Vol. 8, 51] — GunnLeif Merl I 5VIII (Bret 73)

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En hers jaðarr
halda máttit
brezkri jǫrðu
né bauga fjǫlð;
alt fór enn heiðni
herr et eystra
eldi ok jarni
eylands jaðar.

Skj: Gunnlaugr Leifsson: Merlínússpá II 5 (AII, 22; BII, 25); fornyrðislag; ed. RGP; group: H; mss: Hb; texts: Bret 73
 
6 Vol. 8. Breta saga 74 (Gunnlaugr Leifsson, Merlínusspá I, 6) [Vol. 8, 52] — GunnLeif Merl I 6VIII (Bret 74)

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En hertogi
hœlis leitar,
gerisk traustan turn
tyggi at smíða;
ok þangat til
þeirar gerðar
samnar mǫrgum
mildingr smiðum.

Skj: Gunnlaugr Leifsson: Merlínússpá II 6 (AII, 22; BII, 25); fornyrðislag; ed. RGP; group: H; mss: Hb; texts: Bret 74
 
7 Vol. 8. Breta saga 75 (Gunnlaugr Leifsson, Merlínusspá I, 7) [Vol. 8, 52] — GunnLeif Merl I 7VIII (Bret 75)

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Kómu til smíðar
spakir vǫlundar,
þat es ýtum sagt,
uppi í fjalli;
en þats drengir
á degi gerðu
sá þess engan stað
annan morgin.

Skj: Gunnlaugr Leifsson: Merlínússpá II 7 (AII, 23; BII, 25); fornyrðislag; ed. RGP; group: H; mss: Hb; texts: Bret 75
 
8 Vol. 8. Breta saga 76 (Gunnlaugr Leifsson, Merlínusspá I, 8) [Vol. 8, 53] — GunnLeif Merl I 8VIII (Bret 76)

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Kalla lét fylkir
fróða seggi;
frá gunnþorinn
gramr hvat olli,
es gǫrla hvarf
grundvǫllr sá brott,
sem grund gǫmul
gleypði steina
eða hamloðin
har . . . . eldi.

Skj: Gunnlaugr Leifsson: Merlínússpá II 8 (AII, 23; BII, 25); fornyrðislag; ed. RGP; group: H; mss: Hb; texts: Bret 76
 
9 Vol. 8. Breta saga 77 (Gunnlaugr Leifsson, Merlínusspá I, 9) [Vol. 8, 54] — GunnLeif Merl I 9VIII (Bret 77)

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Einn vas maðr sá,
es myrkva frétt
fyr skata skýrum
skynja kunni,
hét yngva vinr
Ambrósiús,
en enn ágæti
ǫðru nafni
Merlínús sá
maðr kallaðisk.

Skj: Gunnlaugr Leifsson: Merlínússpá II 9 (AII, 23; BII, 25-6); fornyrðislag; ed. RGP; group: H; mss: Hb; texts: Bret 77
 
10 Vol. 8. Breta saga 78 (Gunnlaugr Leifsson, Merlínusspá I, 10) [Vol. 8, 55] — GunnLeif Merl I 10VIII (Bret 78)

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Þat kvað valda
verdags hǫtuðr,
at þar undir vas
ólítit vatn;
bauð grund grafa
gumna stjóri,
reyndisk spaklig
spámanns saga.

Skj: Gunnlaugr Leifsson: Merlínússpá II 10 (AII, 23; BII, 26); fornyrðislag; ed. RGP; group: H; mss: Hb; texts: Bret 78
 
11 Vol. 8. Breta saga 79 (Gunnlaugr Leifsson, Merlínusspá I, 11) [Vol. 8, 55] — GunnLeif Merl I 11VIII (Bret 79)

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Ok enn fróði halr
frétti lofða,
hvat und vatni
væri niðri;
ok es engi þat
annarr vissi
sagði fylki
fleinþollr spǫkum :

Skj: Gunnlaugr Leifsson: Merlínússpá II 11 (AII, 23; BII, 26); fornyrðislag; ed. RGP; group: H; mss: Hb; texts: Bret 79
 
12 Vol. 8. Breta saga 80 (Gunnlaugr Leifsson, Merlínusspá I, 12) [Vol. 8, 56] — GunnLeif Merl I 12VIII (Bret 80)

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Sofa þar í dimmu
djúpi niðri
tvennir ormar
tveim hellum í;
þeir eru lindar
lands ólíkir;
sék rauða seil
rás ok hvíta.

Skj: Gunnlaugr Leifsson: Merlínússpá II 12 (AII, 23; BII, 26); fornyrðislag; ed. RGP; group: H; mss: Hb; texts: Bret 80
 
13 Vol. 8. Breta saga 81 (Gunnlaugr Leifsson, Merlínusspá I, 13) [Vol. 8, 57] — GunnLeif Merl I 13VIII (Bret 81)

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Lát grund grafa,
gera skorninga,
sagði Merlínús
menja deili,
veitið vatni,
ok vitið síðan
hvat spát hafi
spillir bauga
(þat es nýlunda),
niðr ór fjalli.

Skj: Gunnlaugr Leifsson: Merlínússpá II 13 (AII, 23-4; BII, 26); fornyrðislag; ed. RGP; group: H; mss: Hb; texts: Bret 81
 
14 Vol. 8. Breta saga 82 (Gunnlaugr Leifsson, Merlínusspá I, 14) [Vol. 8, 57] — GunnLeif Merl I 14VIII (Bret 82)

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Gerðu greppar
þats gumnum bauð,
varð vatni niðr
veitt ór fjalli,
ok seimgefendr
snáka þekðu
tryggðarlausa,
sem Týr firum
hafði Hristar
hugspár sagat.

Skj: Gunnlaugr Leifsson: Merlínússpá II 14 (AII, 24; BII, 27); fornyrðislag; ed. RGP; group: H; mss: Hb; texts: Bret 82
 
15 Vol. 8. Breta saga 83 (Gunnlaugr Leifsson, Merlínusspá I, 15) [Vol. 8, 58] — GunnLeif Merl I 15VIII (Bret 83)

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Ok drjúgligir
drekar vǫknuðu,
gerðusk báðir
brott ór rúmi;
rennask síðan
snart at móti
fróns fásýnir
frœknir baugar.

Skj: Gunnlaugr Leifsson: Merlínússpá II 15 (AII, 24; BII, 27); fornyrðislag; ed. RGP; group: H; mss: Hb; texts: Bret 83
 
16 Vol. 8. Breta saga 84 (Gunnlaugr Leifsson, Merlínusspá I, 16) [Vol. 8, 59] — GunnLeif Merl I 16VIII (Bret 84)

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Gerisk sókn mikil
snáka tveggja,
gapa grimliga
grundar belti,
hǫggvask hœknir
hauðrs gyrðingar,
blásask eitri á
ok blôm eldi.

Skj: Gunnlaugr Leifsson: Merlínússpá II 16 (AII, 24; BII, 27); fornyrðislag; ed. RGP; group: H; mss: Hb; texts: Bret 84
 
17 Vol. 8. Breta saga 85 (Gunnlaugr Leifsson, Merlínusspá I, 17) [Vol. 8, 59] — GunnLeif Merl I 17VIII (Bret 85)

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Forflótti vas
fránn enn rauði,
bar enn ljósi hann
liðr at bakka;
en hann hagliga
hrøkkr at móti,
elti hann enn hvíta
hugtrúr dreka.

Skj: Gunnlaugr Leifsson: Merlínússpá II 17 (AII, 24; BII, 27); fornyrðislag; ed. RGP; group: H; mss: Hb; texts: Bret 85
 
18 Vol. 8. Breta saga 86 (Gunnlaugr Leifsson, Merlínusspá I, 18) [Vol. 8, 60] — GunnLeif Merl I 18VIII (Bret 86)

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Þeir víg gera
vats farveg í,
ok lengi hvatt
linnar berjask;
mega ormar þar
ýmsir meira
ok ýmsir þeir
undan leggja.

Skj: Gunnlaugr Leifsson: Merlínússpá II 18 (AII, 24; BII, 27); fornyrðislag; ed. RGP; group: H; mss: Hb; texts: Bret 86
 
19 Vol. 8. Breta saga 87 (Gunnlaugr Leifsson, Merlínusspá I, 19) [Vol. 8, 61] — GunnLeif Merl I 19VIII (Bret 87)

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Seg, Merlínús,
kvað meinbroti,
est þú fróðari
fyrðum ǫðrum;
hvat tákna mun
tveggja orma
ógurligt víg
aldar bǫrnum?

Skj: Gunnlaugr Leifsson: Merlínússpá II 19 (AII, 24; BII, 27-8); fornyrðislag; ed. RGP; group: H; mss: Hb; texts: Bret 87
 
20 Vol. 8. Breta saga 88 (Gunnlaugr Leifsson, Merlínusspá I, 20) [Vol. 8, 61] — GunnLeif Merl I 20VIII (Bret 88)

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Grét gumna vinr,
es hann greiða bað
þengill gǫfugr
þessa hegju;
ok eptir þat
aldar snytrir
rǫkstælta spô
rekkum sagði.

Skj: Gunnlaugr Leifsson: Merlínússpá II 20 (AII, 24; BII, 28); fornyrðislag; ed. RGP; group: H; mss: Hb; texts: Bret 88
 
21 Vol. 8. Breta saga 89 (Gunnlaugr Leifsson, Merlínusspá I, 21) [Vol. 8, 62] — GunnLeif Merl I 21VIII (Bret 89)

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Táknar enn rauði
rás fagrsili,
kvað bjóðr bragar,
brezka lýði,
en enn hvíti naðr
ena heiðnu þjóð,
es byggja mun
brezkar jarðir.

Skj: Gunnlaugr Leifsson: Merlínússpá II 21 (AII, 24-5; BII, 28); fornyrðislag; ed. RGP; group: H; mss: Hb; texts: Bret 89
 
22 Vol. 8. Breta saga 90 (Gunnlaugr Leifsson, Merlínusspá I, 22) [Vol. 8, 62] — GunnLeif Merl I 22VIII (Bret 90)

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Es harmr mikill
hǫlðum segja,
segik sigr hafa
snák enn hvíta,
láð mun leggjask
ok lýða fjǫlð,
munu dreyrgar ár
ór dǫlum falla.

Skj: Gunnlaugr Leifsson: Merlínússpá II 22 (AII, 25; BII, 28); fornyrðislag; ed. RGP; group: H; mss: Hb; texts: Bret 90
 
23 Vol. 8. Breta saga 91 (Gunnlaugr Leifsson, Merlínusspá I, 23) [Vol. 8, 63] — GunnLeif Merl I 23VIII (Bret 91)

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Farask mun kristni,
kirkjur falla,
(sá es harmr hǫfugr)
herr es í landi;
þá mun enn eflask
en auma þjóð,
áðr es harðla hnekt
hennar kosti.

Skj: Gunnlaugr Leifsson: Merlínússpá II 23 (AII, 25; BII, 28); fornyrðislag; ed. RGP; group: H; mss: Hb; texts: Bret 91
 
24 Vol. 8. Breta saga 92 (Gunnlaugr Leifsson, Merlínusspá I, 24) [Vol. 8, 63] — GunnLeif Merl I 24VIII (Bret 92)

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Mun þar í líki
lofðungr koma
(sá es vegligastr)
villigaltar,
hann fulltingir
fárôðum her
ok und fótum trøðr
ferðir Saxa.

Skj: Gunnlaugr Leifsson: Merlínússpá II 24 (AII, 25; BII, 28-9); fornyrðislag; ed. RGP; group: H; mss: Hb; texts: Bret 92
 
25 Vol. 8. Breta saga 93 (Gunnlaugr Leifsson, Merlínusspá I, 25) [Vol. 8, 64] — GunnLeif Merl I 25VIII (Bret 93)

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Fersk undir hann
foldu grœnni
ok eyja fjǫlð
í úthafi,
Íra ok Engla
ok Út-Skota,
víðum lǫndum
valskra þjóða,
Nóregs síðu
ok Norðr-Dana.

Skj: Gunnlaugr Leifsson: Merlínússpá II 25 (AII, 25; BII, 29); fornyrðislag; ed. RGP; group: H; mss: Hb; texts: Bret 93
 
26 Vol. 8. Breta saga 94 (Gunnlaugr Leifsson, Merlínusspá I, 26) [Vol. 8, 65] — GunnLeif Merl I 26VIII (Bret 94)

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Ok Rúmverjar
ræsi ugga,
megut reisa þeir
rǫnd við stilli.
Mart veitk annat
of menbrota,
en ek óglǫgt sék
ørlǫg konungs.

Skj: Gunnlaugr Leifsson: Merlínússpá II 26 (AII, 25; BII, 29); fornyrðislag; ed. RGP; group: H; mss: Hb; texts: Bret 94
 
27 Vol. 8. Breta saga 95 (Gunnlaugr Leifsson, Merlínusspá I, 27) [Vol. 8, 66] — GunnLeif Merl I 27VIII (Bret 95)

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Hann mun tígna
tungur lýða,
sá mun gramr vera
gumnum tíðastr;
ey mun uppi
ǫðlings frami
ok hans hróðr fara
með himinskautum.

Skj: Gunnlaugr Leifsson: Merlínússpá II 27 (AII, 25; BII, 29); fornyrðislag; ed. RGP; group: H; mss: Hb; texts: Bret 95
 
28 Vol. 8. Breta saga 96 (Gunnlaugr Leifsson, Merlínusspá I, 28) [Vol. 8, 66] — GunnLeif Merl I 28VIII (Bret 96)

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Ok ôttungar
ens ítra grams
laða at lofðungi
landi ok þegnum;
en eptir þat
orms ens hvíta
verðr meira vald
en verit hafði.

Skj: Gunnlaugr Leifsson: Merlínússpá II 28 (AII, 25; BII, 29); fornyrðislag; ed. RGP; group: H; mss: Hb; texts: Bret 96
 
29 Vol. 8. Breta saga 97 (Gunnlaugr Leifsson, Merlínusspá I, 29) [Vol. 8, 67] — GunnLeif Merl I 29VIII (Bret 97)

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Honum fulltingir
Fenrir sjóvar,
þeim es Affríkar
útan fylgja;
verðr kristnibrot
of kyni þjóðar,
þó munu sjalfir
síðar nøkkvi
enskir lýðir
allir skírask.

Skj: Gunnlaugr Leifsson: Merlínússpá II 29 (AII, 25-6; BII, 29-30); fornyrðislag; ed. RGP; group: H; mss: Hb; texts: Bret 97
 
30 Vol. 8. Breta saga 98 (Gunnlaugr Leifsson, Merlínusspá I, 30) [Vol. 8, 68] — GunnLeif Merl I 30VIII (Bret 98)

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Líðr byskups stóll
Lundúnum ór
í ena breiðu
borg Kantara,
ok langa tígn
Légíónum
taka mun en mæta
Menelógía.

Skj: Gunnlaugr Leifsson: Merlínússpá II 30 (AII, 26; BII, 30); fornyrðislag; ed. RGP; group: H; mss: Hb; texts: Bret 98
 
31 Vol. 8. Breta saga 99 (Gunnlaugr Leifsson, Merlínusspá I, 31) [Vol. 8, 69] — GunnLeif Merl I 31VIII (Bret 99)

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Stór verða rǫk,
rignir blóði,
hár snarpr at þat
sultr mannkyni,
en enn rauði snákr
síðan eflisk,
fær hann af miklu
môtt erfiði.

Skj: Gunnlaugr Leifsson: Merlínússpá II 31 (AII, 26; BII, 30); fornyrðislag; ed. RGP; group: H; mss: Hb; texts: Bret 99
 
32 Vol. 8. Breta saga 100 (Gunnlaugr Leifsson, Merlínusspá I, 32) [Vol. 8, 70] — GunnLeif Merl I 32VIII (Bret 100)

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Líðr nauð yfir
naðr enn hvíta,
es hans kyn kvalit
ok konur ristnar,
ræntr es borgum
ok búi mǫrgu,
fé hvers konar,
foldu grœnni,
eru grimliga
gumnar drepnir.

Skj: Gunnlaugr Leifsson: Merlínússpá II 32 (AII, 26; BII, 30); fornyrðislag; ed. RGP; group: H; mss: Hb; texts: Bret 100
 
33 Vol. 8. Breta saga 101 (Gunnlaugr Leifsson, Merlínusspá I, 33) [Vol. 8, 70] — GunnLeif Merl I 33VIII (Bret 101)

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Hníga fyr brezkum
bragninga kon
siklingar sjau
sigri numnir,
ok heilagr verðr
herja deilir,
einn af enskum
ǫðlingum sjau.

Skj: Gunnlaugr Leifsson: Merlínússpá II 33 (AII, 26; BII, 30); fornyrðislag; ed. RGP; group: H; mss: Hb; texts: Bret 101
 
34 Vol. 8. Breta saga 102 (Gunnlaugr Leifsson, Merlínusspá I, 34) [Vol. 8, 71] — GunnLeif Merl I 34VIII (Bret 102)

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Sá es slíkt gerir
mun sjalfr taka
eirmann á sik,
aldar stjóri,
ok of hô hliði
hilmir síðan
eirhesti á,
ítarligr sitr,
gætir Lundúna
lofsæll konungr.

Skj: Gunnlaugr Leifsson: Merlínússpá II 34 (AII, 26; BII, 30-1); fornyrðislag; ed. RGP; group: H; mss: Hb; texts: Bret 102
 
35 Vol. 8. Breta saga 103 (Gunnlaugr Leifsson, Merlínusspá I, 35) [Vol. 8, 72] — GunnLeif Merl I 35VIII (Bret 103)

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Þá gerisk þat
of þjóð Breta,
es þeim enn hefir
áðr of grandat,
at þeir sjalfir sízt
sáttir verða,
deila þeir of veldi
ok of víða fold,
eru kappsamar
kindir brezkar.

Skj: Gunnlaugr Leifsson: Merlínússpá II 35 (AII, 26-7; BII, 31); fornyrðislag; ed. RGP; group: H; mss: Hb; texts: Bret 103
 
36 Vol. 8. Breta saga 104 (Gunnlaugr Leifsson, Merlínusspá I, 36) [Vol. 8, 73] — GunnLeif Merl I 36VIII (Bret 104)

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Kemr bardagi
buðlungs himins
ákafr of her,
ári steypir,
kvelr enn harði
helverkr fira,
megut dauðan her
dróttir hylja,
líðr sult ok sótt
at sigrviðum,
missir manna,
mǫrg stríð hǫfug.

Skj: Gunnlaugr Leifsson: Merlínússpá II 36 (AII, 27; BII, 31); fornyrðislag; ed. RGP; group: H; mss: Hb; texts: Bret 104
 
37 Vol. 8. Breta saga 105 (Gunnlaugr Leifsson, Merlínusspá I, 37) [Vol. 8, 74] — GunnLeif Merl I 37VIII (Bret 105)

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Láð munu láta
þeirs lifa eptir,
ferr en þingdjarfa
þjóð ór landi;
býr blezaðr gramr
(sá es brezkr jǫfurr)
skip sín á brott,
ok hann skjótla verðr
taliðr tírgǫfugr,
tólpti í hǫll
sæll með sælum
settr guðs vinum.

Skj: Gunnlaugr Leifsson: Merlínússpá II 37 (AII, 27; BII, 31); fornyrðislag; ed. RGP; group: H; mss: Hb; texts: Bret 105
 
38 Vol. 8. Breta saga 106 (Gunnlaugr Leifsson, Merlínusspá I, 38) [Vol. 8, 75] — GunnLeif Merl I 38VIII (Bret 106)

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Svá tœmir láð
lýða bǫrnum,
drífr hryggr heðan
herr ór landi,
at skógar þar
skjótla vaxa
es ársamir
akrar vôru
fyrr með fyrðum
á fold Breta.

Skj: Gunnlaugr Leifsson: Merlínússpá II 38 (AII, 27; BII, 31-2); fornyrðislag; ed. RGP; group: H; mss: Hb; texts: Bret 106
 
39 Vol. 8. Breta saga 107 (Gunnlaugr Leifsson, Merlínusspá I, 39) [Vol. 8, 76] — GunnLeif Merl I 39VIII (Bret 107)

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Þá mun enn hvíti
hjarlþvengr fara
snót saxneska
snarráðr laða,
ok með miklum
mannfjǫlða kemr
fjarðbyggs Skǫgul
fold at byggja.

Skj: Gunnlaugr Leifsson: Merlínússpá II 39 (AII, 27; BII, 32); fornyrðislag; ed. RGP; group: H; mss: Hb; texts: Bret 107
 
40 Vol. 8. Breta saga 108 (Gunnlaugr Leifsson, Merlínusspá I, 40) [Vol. 8, 77] — GunnLeif Merl I 40VIII (Bret 108)

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Mun sáð koma
sinni ǫðru
útlent yfir
óra garða,
en sumt yfir
á svǫlum barmi
eylands þrumir
ormr enn rauði.

Skj: Gunnlaugr Leifsson: Merlínússpá II 40 (AII, 27; BII, 32); fornyrðislag; ed. RGP; group: H; mss: Hb; texts: Bret 108
 
41 Vol. 8. Breta saga 109 (Gunnlaugr Leifsson, Merlínusspá I, 41) [Vol. 8, 77] — GunnLeif Merl I 41VIII (Bret 109)

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Fær hann lítit
af landinu;
þá kórónask
kapps hvítdreki
ok saxneskir
seggir ríkja,
en eirjǫfurr
ofan at stíga
verðr af brǫttum
borgar armi.

Skj: Gunnlaugr Leifsson: Merlínússpá II 41 (AII, 27-8; BII, 32); fornyrðislag; ed. RGP; group: H; mss: Hb; texts: Bret 109
 
42 Vol. 8. Breta saga 110 (Gunnlaugr Leifsson, Merlínusspá I, 42) [Vol. 8, 78] — GunnLeif Merl I 42VIII (Bret 110)

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Eru laufviðar
ljósum fjǫtri
takmǫrk gefin
í tali ára,
munat hann ríkja
of en rǫmmu skǫp,
né því enu fagra
fróni ráða.

Skj: Gunnlaugr Leifsson: Merlínússpá II 42 (AII, 28; BII, 32); fornyrðislag; ed. RGP; group: H; mss: Hb; texts: Bret 110
 
43 Vol. 8. Breta saga 111 (Gunnlaugr Leifsson, Merlínusspá I, 43) [Vol. 8, 79] — GunnLeif Merl I 43VIII (Bret 111)

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Vera mun ára
í aga myklum
fimtán tigi
foldar belti,
en tírœð
tíri gǫfgaðr
hundruð þrjú
hann mun sitja
Lundúnum at
ok lýða fjǫlð.

Skj: Gunnlaugr Leifsson: Merlínússpá II 43 (AII, 28; BII, 32-3); fornyrðislag; ed. RGP; group: H; mss: Hb; texts: Bret 111
 
44 Vol. 8. Breta saga 112 (Gunnlaugr Leifsson, Merlínusspá I, 44) [Vol. 8, 80] — GunnLeif Merl I 44VIII (Bret 112)

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Þá mun gumnum
ganga at móti
landnyrðingr hvass
lundar fjǫtri
ok blóma þá
á brott reka,
es vestrœnir
vinar grœddu.

Skj: Gunnlaugr Leifsson: Merlínússpá II 44 (AII, 28; BII, 33); fornyrðislag; ed. RGP; group: H; mss: Hb; texts: Bret 112
 
45 Vol. 8. Breta saga 113 (Gunnlaugr Leifsson, Merlínusspá I, 45) [Vol. 8, 81] — GunnLeif Merl I 45VIII (Bret 113)

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Mun gull glóa
guðs húsum á,
en lǫgðis veðr
lægir þeygi,
mun trautt taka
tálsamr dreki
híð sín mega,
þvíat honum nálgask
víti fyr vélar,
þats hann verðr bera.

Skj: Gunnlaugr Leifsson: Merlínússpá II 45 (AII, 28; BII, 33); fornyrðislag; ed. RGP; group: H; mss: Hb; texts: Bret 113
 
46 Vol. 8. Breta saga 114 (Gunnlaugr Leifsson, Merlínusspá I, 46) [Vol. 8, 82] — GunnLeif Merl I 46VIII (Bret 114)

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Fá mun hann uppgang
afarlitla stund,
hnekkir hónum
hringserkjat lið;
kømr sunnan sú
sveit of ægi,
es hann ríki mun
ræna miklu.

Skj: Gunnlaugr Leifsson: Merlínússpá II 46 (AII, 28; BII, 33); fornyrðislag; ed. RGP; group: H; mss: Hb; texts: Bret 114
 
47 Vol. 8. Breta saga 115 (Gunnlaugr Leifsson, Merlínusspá I, 47) [Vol. 8, 82] — GunnLeif Merl I 47VIII (Bret 115)

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Sá mun lofðungr,
es liði stýrir,
brátt brezkum her
byggva jarðir;
mun sáð tekit
snáks ens hvíta
endr ór ófám
aldingǫrðum.

Skj: Gunnlaugr Leifsson: Merlínússpá II 47 (AII, 28; BII, 33); fornyrðislag; ed. RGP; group: H; mss: Hb; texts: Bret 115
 
48 Vol. 8. Breta saga 116 (Gunnlaugr Leifsson, Merlínusspá I, 48) [Vol. 8, 84] — GunnLeif Merl I 48VIII (Bret 116)

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Þá mun hann gjalda
grimra ráða,
es hans tíundat
tálaukit kyn,
verðr hann grœna
grund at vinna
ok hann upp frá því
aldri ríkir;
tekr hann svá fyr svik
sárar hefnðir.

Skj: Gunnlaugr Leifsson: Merlínússpá II 48 (AII, 28; BII, 33-4); fornyrðislag; ed. RGP; group: H; mss: Hb; texts: Bret 116
 
49 Vol. 8. Breta saga 117 (Gunnlaugr Leifsson, Merlínusspá I, 49) [Vol. 8, 84] — GunnLeif Merl I 49VIII (Bret 117)

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Ríkir enn at þat
ormar tvennir,
missir annarr þar
aldrs fyr skeyti,
en annarr mun
aptr of hverfa
und skugga nafns,
at skǫpum vinna.

Skj: Gunnlaugr Leifsson: Merlínússpá II 49 (AII, 29; BII, 34); fornyrðislag; ed. RGP; group: H; mss: Hb; texts: Bret 117
 
50 Vol. 8. Breta saga 118 (Gunnlaugr Leifsson, Merlínusspá I, 50) [Vol. 8, 86] — GunnLeif Merl I 50VIII (Bret 118)

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Þá mun ríkja
réttlætis dýr,
þat es eyverskir
ormar hræðask,
ok fyr sunnan sæ
sjalfir ugga
víz ramligir
valskir turnar.

Skj: Gunnlaugr Leifsson: Merlínússpá II 50 (AII, 29; BII, 34); fornyrðislag; ed. RGP; group: H; mss: Hb; texts: Bret 118
 
51 Vol. 8. Breta saga 119 (Gunnlaugr Leifsson, Merlínusspá I, 51) [Vol. 8, 86] — GunnLeif Merl I 51VIII (Bret 119)

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Þá mun gull snarat
af grasi mǫrgu,
flýtr ór klaufum
kalfs ættar silfr;
eru fagrbúin
fljóð í landi,
verðrat snótum
siðbót at því.

Skj: Gunnlaugr Leifsson: Merlínússpá II 51 (AII, 29; BII, 34); fornyrðislag; ed. RGP; group: H; mss: Hb; texts: Bret 119
 
52 Vol. 8. Breta saga 120 (Gunnlaugr Leifsson, Merlínusspá I, 52) [Vol. 8, 88] — GunnLeif Merl I 52VIII (Bret 120)

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Sprett es í miðju
mót penningum,
mun gǫrst gleðu
glatask ránsemi,
tennr munu gylðis
trausti numnar,
ok leó-varga
verða at fiskum
hvassir hvelpar
hvaltúnum í.

Skj: Gunnlaugr Leifsson: Merlínússpá II 52 (AII, 29; BII, 34); fornyrðislag; ed. RGP; group: H; mss: Hb; texts: Bret 120
 
53 Vol. 8. Breta saga 121 (Gunnlaugr Leifsson, Merlínusspá I, 53) [Vol. 8, 90] — GunnLeif Merl I 53VIII (Bret 121)

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Verðr meinliga
mæki brugðit,
sék blóði ben
blása móður,
(líðr mart hǫfugt
of lýða kyn),
rýðr varðar blóð
Vénedóciam,
ok síðan sex
snarpir lifra
kynsmenn drepa
Kóríneús.

Skj: Gunnlaugr Leifsson: Merlínússpá II 53 (AII, 29; BII, 34-5); fornyrðislag; ed. RGP; group: H; mss: Hb; texts: Bret 121
 
54 Vol. 8. Breta saga 122 (Gunnlaugr Leifsson, Merlínusspá I, 54) [Vol. 8, 91] — GunnLeif Merl I 54VIII (Bret 122)

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Þá munu gumnar
gráta á nóttum
ok þjóð gera
þægjar bœnir;
þá munu hǫlðar
til himins kosta,
fá et langa líf
lofðar nýtir.

Skj: Gunnlaugr Leifsson: Merlínússpá II 54 (AII, 29; BII, 35); fornyrðislag; ed. RGP; group: H; mss: Hb; texts: Bret 122
 
55 Vol. 8. Breta saga 123 (Gunnlaugr Leifsson, Merlínusspá I, 55) [Vol. 8, 92] — GunnLeif Merl I 55VIII (Bret 123)

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Enn munu í skógi
skœðir síðan
vargar vakna,
veiða í borgum,
þeir munu sína
sjalfir dolga
fella eða fjǫtra;
fáir munu verða
þeir es treystask þeim
telja at móti.

Skj: Gunnlaugr Leifsson: Merlínússpá II 55 (AII, 29; BII, 35); fornyrðislag; ed. RGP; group: H; mss: Hb; texts: Bret 123
 
56 Vol. 8. Breta saga 124 (Gunnlaugr Leifsson, Merlínusspá I, 56) [Vol. 8, 93] — GunnLeif Merl I 56VIII (Bret 124)

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Einn sitr nýtastr
Nevstríe ór
Englandi at
auðar skelfir,
þó 'ro siklingar
sunnan komnir
fimm eða fleiri
foldu at ráða.

Skj: Gunnlaugr Leifsson: Merlínússpá II 56 (AII, 30; BII, 35); fornyrðislag; ed. RGP; group: H; mss: Hb; texts: Bret 124
 
57 Vol. 8. Breta saga 125 (Gunnlaugr Leifsson, Merlínusspá I, 57) [Vol. 8, 95] — GunnLeif Merl I 57VIII (Bret 125)

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Sá bjartar brýtr
borgir Íra
ok foldar til
fellir skóga,
gerir ræsir eitt
ríki margra,
tekr leónis
lávarðr hǫfuð.

Skj: Gunnlaugr Leifsson: Merlínússpá II 57 (AII, 30; BII, 35); fornyrðislag; ed. RGP; group: H; mss: Hb; texts: Bret 125
 
58 Vol. 8. Breta saga 126 (Gunnlaugr Leifsson, Merlínusspá I, 58) [Vol. 8, 95] — GunnLeif Merl I 58VIII (Bret 126)

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Es í reiðingu
ráð þjóðkonungs
enn fyrra lut
fylkis ævi,
en enn øfri aldr
auðvarpaðar
líkar helgum
himinstilli vel.

Skj: Gunnlaugr Leifsson: Merlínússpá II 58 (AII, 30; BII, 35-6); fornyrðislag; ed. RGP; group: H; mss: Hb; texts: Bret 126
 
59 Vol. 8. Breta saga 127 (Gunnlaugr Leifsson, Merlínusspá I, 59) [Vol. 8, 96] — GunnLeif Merl I 59VIII (Bret 127)

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Mun hann byskupa
borg of skrýða,
ok helgan stað
hefja margan,
tígnar borgir
tvær pallíó,
gefr hann þýjum Krists
þægjar hnossir.

Skj: Gunnlaugr Leifsson: Merlínússpá II 59 (AII, 30; BII, 36); fornyrðislag; ed. RGP; group: H; mss: Hb; texts: Bret 127
 
60 Vol. 8. Breta saga 128 (Gunnlaugr Leifsson, Merlínusspá I, 60) [Vol. 8, 97] — GunnLeif Merl I 60VIII (Bret 128)

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Verðr af slíku
sverðéls hǫtuðr
himna ferðar
hugþekkr grami,
ok at þetta líf
þingdjarfr konungr
taliðr es tyggja
tungls með englum.

Skj: Gunnlaugr Leifsson: Merlínússpá II 60 (AII, 30; BII, 36); fornyrðislag; ed. RGP; group: H; mss: Hb; texts: Bret 128
 
61 Vol. 8. Breta saga 129 (Gunnlaugr Leifsson, Merlínusspá I, 61) [Vol. 8, 98] — GunnLeif Merl I 61VIII (Bret 129)

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Glíkt mun gaupu
grams jóð vesa,
vill þat sinni þjóð
sjalfri steypa,
en af þeim sǫkum
þermlask bæði
Íra ok Engla
auðgrar jarðar
Nevstría,
ok numinn tígnum.

Skj: Gunnlaugr Leifsson: Merlínússpá II 61 (AII, 30; BII, 36); fornyrðislag; ed. RGP; group: H; mss: Hb; texts: Bret 129
 
62 Vol. 8. Breta saga 130 (Gunnlaugr Leifsson, Merlínusspá I, 62) [Vol. 8, 99] — GunnLeif Merl I 62VIII (Bret 130)

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En eptir þat
óðals á vit
fara fráliga
fyrðar brezkir,
þó es illa áðr
ært í landi,
eru ósáttar
enskar þjóðir.

Skj: Gunnlaugr Leifsson: Merlínússpá II 62 (AII, 30; BII, 36); fornyrðislag; ed. RGP; group: H; mss: Hb; texts: Bret 130
 
63 Vol. 8. Breta saga 131 (Gunnlaugr Leifsson, Merlínusspá I, 63) [Vol. 8, 100] — GunnLeif Merl I 63VIII (Bret 131)

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Ríðr enn prúði,
til Perítónis ár
hvítum hesti,
hvatr ǫldurmaðr,
ok hvítum þar
hann markar staf
aldrœn yfir
ô kvernar hús.

Skj: Gunnlaugr Leifsson: Merlínússpá II 63 (AII, 30-1; BII, 36-7); fornyrðislag; ed. RGP; group: H; mss: Hb; texts: Bret 131
 
64 Vol. 8. Breta saga 132 (Gunnlaugr Leifsson, Merlínusspá I, 64) [Vol. 8, 102] — GunnLeif Merl I 64VIII (Bret 132)

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Kalla mun Kónan
Káðvaladrús
ok skilfinga
Skotlandi af;
rýkr af grimmu
Gǫndlar éli,
verðr et mikla
malmþing háit.

Skj: Gunnlaugr Leifsson: Merlínússpá II 64 (AII, 31; BII, 37); fornyrðislag; ed. RGP; group: H; mss: Hb; texts: Bret 132
 
65 Vol. 8. Breta saga 133 (Gunnlaugr Leifsson, Merlínusspá I, 65) [Vol. 8, 103] — GunnLeif Merl I 65VIII (Bret 133)

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Svífr et hvassa
hagl tvíviðar
(hnígr hǫlða lið)
hart af strengjum,
en geyst hinig
gaflok fara,
megut Skǫglar ský
við skotum halda.

Skj: Gunnlaugr Leifsson: Merlínússpá II 65 (AII, 31; BII, 37); fornyrðislag; ed. RGP; group: H; mss: Hb; texts: Bret 133
 
66 Vol. 8. Breta saga 134 (Gunnlaugr Leifsson, Merlínusspá I, 66) [Vol. 8, 103] — GunnLeif Merl I 66VIII (Bret 134)

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Bresta brynjur,
bíta malmar,
eru dreyrfáið
dǫrr á lopti,
fleinn á flaugun,
folk í dreyra,
bíldr í benjum,
broddr á skildi,
hjalmr á hǫfði,
hlíf fyr brjósti,
geirr á gangi,
guðr í vexti.

Skj: Gunnlaugr Leifsson: Merlínússpá II 66 (AII, 31; BII, 37); fornyrðislag; ed. RGP; group: H; mss: Hb; texts: Bret 134
 
67 Vol. 8. Breta saga 135 (Gunnlaugr Leifsson, Merlínusspá I, 67) [Vol. 8, 104] — GunnLeif Merl I 67VIII (Bret 135)

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Hittisk targa
ok enn togni hjǫrr,
hjalmr ok hneitir,
hlíf ok ǫrvar,
brynja en brezka
ok brandr roðinn,
manns môttug hǫnd
ok meðalkafli,
hvítmýlingar
ok hǫlða brjóst.

Skj: Gunnlaugr Leifsson: Merlínússpá II 67 (AII, 31; BII, 37); fornyrðislag; ed. RGP; group: H; mss: Hb; texts: Bret 135
 
68 Vol. 8. Breta saga 136 (Gunnlaugr Leifsson, Merlínusspá I, 68) [Vol. 8, 104] — GunnLeif Merl I 68VIII (Bret 136)

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Hrapa hræva gǫr,
hátt galla spjǫr,
es malmþrima
mest á hjarli;
verðr einn við einn
valkǫstr hlaðinn,
munu blóðgar ár
af bjǫðum falla,
en vígroða
verpr á hlýrni.

Skj: Gunnlaugr Leifsson: Merlínússpá II 68 (AII, 31; BII, 37-8); fornyrðislag; ed. RGP; group: H; mss: Hb; texts: Bret 136
 
69 Vol. 8. Breta saga 137 (Gunnlaugr Leifsson, Merlínusspá I, 69) [Vol. 8, 105] — GunnLeif Merl I 69VIII (Bret 137)

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Falla fyrðar
í fleindrífu,
verðr enskri þjóð
aldrspell skipat,
es vǫllr roðinn,
en víg boðin,
hlýtr hôvan sigr
helmingr Breta.

Skj: Gunnlaugr Leifsson: Merlínússpá II 69 (AII, 31; BII, 38); fornyrðislag; ed. RGP; group: H; mss: Hb; texts: Bret 137
 
70 Vol. 8. Breta saga 138 (Gunnlaugr Leifsson, Merlínusspá I, 70) [Vol. 8, 106] — GunnLeif Merl I 70VIII (Bret 138)

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Yppir fjǫllum
fljót valbreka,
munu Brútus þau
bera kórónu,
grœnask ǫflgar
eikr Kornbreta,
fagnar slíku
fús Kambría.

Skj: Gunnlaugr Leifsson: Merlínússpá II 70 (AII, 31-2; BII, 38); fornyrðislag; ed. RGP; group: H; mss: Hb; texts: Bret 138
 
71 Vol. 8. Breta saga 139 (Gunnlaugr Leifsson, Merlínusspá I, 71) [Vol. 8, 107] — GunnLeif Merl I 71VIII (Bret 139)

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Eyðisk eyjar
et enska nafn,
mun hon Anglía
eigi kǫlluð,
hlýtr hon at halda
heiti enu forna;
kend er við Brútum
Brítannía.

Skj: Gunnlaugr Leifsson: Merlínússpá II 71 (AII, 32; BII, 38); fornyrðislag; ed. RGP; group: H; mss: Hb; texts: Bret 139
 
72 Vol. 8. Breta saga 140 (Gunnlaugr Leifsson, Merlínusspá I, 72) [Vol. 8, 108] — GunnLeif Merl I 72VIII (Bret 140)

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Mun villigǫltr
vígdjarfr koma
ór kynstórri
Kónanús ætt;
sá vígtǫnnum
vildjá . .
høggr yngva sonr
eikr ór skógi,
þó mun hilmir
hollr smáviði.

Skj: Gunnlaugr Leifsson: Merlínússpá II 72 (AII, 32; BII, 38); fornyrðislag; ed. RGP; group: H; mss: Hb; texts: Bret 140
 
73 Vol. 8. Breta saga 141 (Gunnlaugr Leifsson, Merlínusspá I, 73) [Vol. 8, 109] — GunnLeif Merl I 73VIII (Bret 141)

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Munu Rábítar
ræsi ugga
út í heimi,
ok Affríkar;
fǫr mun vísi
víðlendr gera
á et ýtra œgr
Ispaníam.

Skj: Gunnlaugr Leifsson: Merlínússpá II 73 (AII, 32; BII, 38-9); fornyrðislag; ed. RGP; group: H; mss: Hb; texts: Bret 141
 
74 Vol. 8. Breta saga 142 (Gunnlaugr Leifsson, Merlínusspá I, 74) [Vol. 8, 110] — GunnLeif Merl I 74VIII (Bret 142)

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Sitr ept hilmi
hafr at lǫndum,
hans erat skilja
skap frá vífni;
berr hann á hǫfði
horn ór gulli,
es skegg skata
skapat ór silfri.

Skj: Gunnlaugr Leifsson: Merlínússpá II 74 (AII, 32; BII, 39); fornyrðislag; ed. RGP; group: H; mss: Hb; texts: Bret 142
 
75 Vol. 8. Breta saga 143 (Gunnlaugr Leifsson, Merlínusspá I, 75) [Vol. 8, 111] — GunnLeif Merl I 75VIII (Bret 143)

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Blæs Mistar vinr (?)
ór nǫsum brúsa
þoku þvílíkri,
at þekr of ey;
friðr es of fylkis
fastr lífdaga,
brestr eigi þá
ár í landi.

Skj: Gunnlaugr Leifsson: Merlínússpá II 75 (AII, 32; BII, 39); fornyrðislag; ed. RGP; group: H; mss: Hb; texts: Bret 143
 
76 Vol. 8. Breta saga 144 (Gunnlaugr Leifsson, Merlínusspá I, 76) [Vol. 8, 112] — GunnLeif Merl I 76VIII (Bret 144)

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Þá munu á foldu
fǫgr víf draga,
blístrar meyjum
metnuðr í spor,
munu kvensemi
kastra smíðuð,
svíkr gumna vin
girnð en ranga.

Skj: Gunnlaugr Leifsson: Merlínússpá II 76 (AII, 32; BII, 39); fornyrðislag; ed. RGP; group: H; mss: Hb; texts: Bret 144
 
77 Vol. 8. Breta saga 145 (Gunnlaugr Leifsson, Merlínusspá I, 77) [Vol. 8, 114] — GunnLeif Merl I 77VIII (Bret 145)

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Verðr at blóði
brunnr enn fagri,
þó es á grundu
gnótt hvers konar;
en á holmi
hildingar tveir
berjask of brúði
bjarthaddaða,
sú es í víðri
Vað-batúlí.

Skj: Gunnlaugr Leifsson: Merlínússpá II 77 (AII, 32-3; BII, 39); fornyrðislag; ed. RGP; group: H; mss: Hb; texts: Bret 145
 
78 Vol. 8. Breta saga 146 (Gunnlaugr Leifsson, Merlínusspá I, 78) [Vol. 8, 115] — GunnLeif Merl I 78VIII (Bret 146)

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Sjá þessi rǫk
þrennar aldir,
(þó es lýða ráð
ljótt fyr drótni),
unz landrekar
Lundúnum í
grafnir ór grundu
gumnum vitrask.

Skj: Gunnlaugr Leifsson: Merlínússpá II 78 (AII, 33; BII, 39-40); fornyrðislag; ed. RGP; group: H; mss: Hb; texts: Bret 146
 
79 Vol. 8. Breta saga 147 (Gunnlaugr Leifsson, Merlínusspá I, 79) [Vol. 8, 116] — GunnLeif Merl I 79VIII (Bret 147)

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Kømr árgalli
enn enn mikli,
ok meinliga
manndauðr of her,
eyðask borgir
við bragna tjón,
es nauð mikil
nýtra manna,
flýr margr á brott
maðr ór landi.

Skj: Gunnlaugr Leifsson: Merlínússpá II 79 (AII, 33; BII, 40); fornyrðislag; ed. RGP; group: H; mss: Hb; texts: Bret 147
 
80 Vol. 8. Breta saga 148 (Gunnlaugr Leifsson, Merlínusspá I, 80) [Vol. 8, 116] — GunnLeif Merl I 80VIII (Bret 148)

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Kømr kaupskapar
kappgóðr þinig
villigalti,
virðum samnar,
þeim es af fróni
flýðu áðan;
lætr hann byggva þá
brezkar jarðir,
borgir eyddar,
ból góligust.

Skj: Gunnlaugr Leifsson: Merlínússpá II 80 (AII, 33; BII, 40); fornyrðislag; ed. RGP; group: H; mss: Hb; texts: Bret 148
 
81 Vol. 8. Breta saga 149 (Gunnlaugr Leifsson, Merlínusspá I, 81) [Vol. 8, 118] — GunnLeif Merl I 81VIII (Bret 149)

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Mun hans brjóst vesa
brǫgnum fœzla,
þeim es fátt hafa
fjár með hǫndum,
ok en tállausa
tunga hilmis
sløkkvir þorsta
þjóðans liði.

Skj: Gunnlaugr Leifsson: Merlínússpá II 81 (AII, 33; BII, 40); fornyrðislag; ed. RGP; group: H; mss: Hb; texts: Bret 149
 
82 Vol. 8. Breta saga 150 (Gunnlaugr Leifsson, Merlínusspá I, 82) [Vol. 8, 118] — GunnLeif Merl I 82VIII (Bret 150)

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Falla ór orða
almærri vǫk
dynjandi ár
dróttar stýris,
þær munu dǫggva
dýrar jarðir
geðs í glæstum
gollorheimi
ok þurrar kverkar
þjóðar margrar.

Skj: Gunnlaugr Leifsson: Merlínússpá II 82 (AII, 33; BII, 40); fornyrðislag; ed. RGP; group: H; mss: Hb; texts: Bret 150
 
83 Vol. 8. Breta saga 151 (Gunnlaugr Leifsson, Merlínusspá I, 83) [Vol. 8, 119] — GunnLeif Merl I 83VIII (Bret 151)

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Upp renn síðan,
(sék þat fyrir)
traust í turni
tré Lundúna;
þrír eru kvistir
þeim lundi á,
en hann laufi þekr
land með hringum.

Skj: Gunnlaugr Leifsson: Merlínússpá II 83 (AII, 33; BII, 41); fornyrðislag; ed. RGP; group: H; mss: Hb; texts: Bret 151
 
84 Vol. 8. Breta saga 152 (Gunnlaugr Leifsson, Merlínusspá I, 84) [Vol. 8, 120] — GunnLeif Merl I 84VIII (Bret 152)

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Kømr þar af lœgi
landnyrðingr hvass,
lýstr hann illum byl
einn af stofni;
þar munu kvistir,
es þruma eptir,
þess rúm taka,
þat sék gǫrla.

Skj: Gunnlaugr Leifsson: Merlínússpá II 84 (AII, 34; BII, 41); fornyrðislag; ed. RGP; group: H; mss: Hb; texts: Bret 152
 
85 Vol. 8. Breta saga 153 (Gunnlaugr Leifsson, Merlínusspá I, 85) [Vol. 8, 120] — GunnLeif Merl I 85VIII (Bret 153)

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Hylja þeir alla
ey með laufi,
unz annarr þar
ǫðrum bægir
ok hann eyðir hans
ǫllu laufi,
tekr hann þrjú rúm
þrekstórr hafa.

Skj: Gunnlaugr Leifsson: Merlínússpá II 85 (AII, 34; BII, 41); fornyrðislag; ed. RGP; group: H; mss: Hb; texts: Bret 153
 
86 Vol. 8. Breta saga 154 (Gunnlaugr Leifsson, Merlínusspá I, 86) [Vol. 8, 121] — GunnLeif Merl I 86VIII (Bret 154)

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Ok hann síðan þekr
þykku laufi
einn of alla
eykarms fjǫru;
megut þá fljúga
foglar í landi,
þvíat hann œgir þeim,
en hann enn til sín
laðar fogla fljótt
ferð útlendra.

Skj: Gunnlaugr Leifsson: Merlínússpá II 86 (AII, 34; BII, 41); fornyrðislag; ed. RGP; group: H; mss: Hb; texts: Bret 154
 
87 Vol. 8. Breta saga 155 (Gunnlaugr Leifsson, Merlínusspá I, 87) [Vol. 8, 122] — GunnLeif Merl I 87VIII (Bret 155)

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Þá mun illingar
asni ríkja,
sá es fljótr taka
fé gullsmiða,
es lofða vinr
latr at hefna
gylðis barna
gramr ránsemi.

Skj: Gunnlaugr Leifsson: Merlínússpá II 87 (AII, 34; BII, 41); fornyrðislag; ed. RGP; group: H; mss: Hb; texts: Bret 155
 
88 Vol. 8. Breta saga 156 (Gunnlaugr Leifsson, Merlínusspá I, 88) [Vol. 8, 122] — GunnLeif Merl I 88VIII (Bret 156)

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Ok á hans dǫgum
harðla brenna
ófs ramligar
eikr ór skógum,
en á lítlum
lindar kvistum
vex ǫrliga
akarn í lundi.

Skj: Gunnlaugr Leifsson: Merlínússpá II 88 (AII, 34; BII, 42); fornyrðislag; ed. RGP; group: H; mss: Hb; texts: Bret 156
 
89 Vol. 8. Breta saga 157 (Gunnlaugr Leifsson, Merlínusspá I, 89) [Vol. 8, 123] — GunnLeif Merl I 89VIII (Bret 157)

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Ok Ránar vegr
renn of ósa
Sábrinús sjau
(sék þat fyrir);
en Óskarô
(þat es undr mikit)
mun mánuðr sjau
môttug vella;
gervisk fiskum
fjǫrtjón at því,
er ór sjǫlfum þeim
snákar verða.

Skj: Gunnlaugr Leifsson: Merlínússpá II 89 (AII, 35; BII, 42); fornyrðislag; ed. RGP; group: H; mss: Hb; texts: Bret 157
 
90 Vol. 8. Breta saga 158 (Gunnlaugr Leifsson, Merlínusspá I, 90) [Vol. 8, 124] — GunnLeif Merl I 90VIII (Bret 158)

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Munu Bádónis
borgar verða
(líðr mart yfir)
laugar kaldar,
ok hennar vǫtn,
heilnæm firum,
gera þá dauða
drjúgt mankyni.

Skj: Gunnlaugr Leifsson: Merlínússpá II 90 (AII, 34; BII, 42); fornyrðislag; ed. RGP; group: H; mss: Hb; texts: Bret 158
 
91 Vol. 8. Breta saga 159 (Gunnlaugr Leifsson, Merlínusspá I, 91) [Vol. 8, 124] — GunnLeif Merl I 91VIII (Bret 159)

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Verðr tuttugu
tjón þúsunda
ljóna ferðar
Lundúnum í;
þeir munu drengir
drepnir allir,
gerir karla tjón
Tems at blóði.

Skj: Gunnlaugr Leifsson: Merlínússpá II 91 (AII, 35; BII, 42); fornyrðislag; ed. RGP; group: H; mss: Hb; texts: Bret 159
 
92 Vol. 8. Breta saga 160 (Gunnlaugr Leifsson, Merlínusspá I, 92) [Vol. 8, 125] — GunnLeif Merl I 92VIII (Bret 160)

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Munu kaps mǫnnum
kvánfǫng boðin,
eru ekkjur þar
orðnar margar;
en á kǫldum
kall þeira næst
menn Mundíu
montum heyra.

Skj: Gunnlaugr Leifsson: Merlínússpá II 92 (AII, 35; BII, 42); fornyrðislag; ed. RGP; group: H; mss: Hb; texts: Bret 160
 
93 Vol. 8. Breta saga 161 (Gunnlaugr Leifsson, Merlínusspá I, 93) [Vol. 8, 126] — GunnLeif Merl I 93VIII (Bret 161)

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Hér munk létta
ljóð at semja
ok spásǫgu
spillis bauga;
þó eru fleiri orð
ens fróða manns,
hefk sumt af þeim
samit í kvæði.

Skj: Gunnlaugr Leifsson: Merlínússpá II 93 (AII, 35; BII, 43); fornyrðislag; ed. RGP; group: H; mss: Hb; texts: Bret 161
 
94 Vol. 8. Breta saga 162 (Gunnlaugr Leifsson, Merlínusspá I, 94) [Vol. 8, 127] — GunnLeif Merl I 94VIII (Bret 162)

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Þau eru ǫnnur ljóð
upp frá þessum;
abbisk eigi
auðs berdraugar
(biðk þjóðir þess)
við þenna brag,
þó at ek mynt hafa
mál at hætti
þeim, es spár fyrir
spjǫllum rakði
malmþings hvǫtuðr,
í mǫrgum stað.

Skj: Gunnlaugr Leifsson: Merlínússpá II 94 (AII, 35; BII, 43); fornyrðislag; ed. RGP; group: H; mss: Hb; texts: Bret 162
 
95 Vol. 8. Breta saga 163 (Gunnlaugr Leifsson, Merlínusspá I, 95) [Vol. 8, 128] — GunnLeif Merl I 95VIII (Bret 163)

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Viti bragnar þat,
þeirs bók lesa,
hvé at spjǫllum sé
spámanns farit,
ok kynni þat
kaldýrs viðum,
hverr fyrða sé
framsýnna hôttr
mál at rekja
þau es menn vitut.

Skj: Gunnlaugr Leifsson: Merlínússpá II 95 (AII, 35; BII, 43); fornyrðislag; ed. RGP; group: H; mss: Hb; texts: Bret 163
 
96 Vol. 8. Breta saga 164 (Gunnlaugr Leifsson, Merlínusspá I, 96) [Vol. 8, 128] — GunnLeif Merl I 96VIII (Bret 164)

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Lesi salma spjǫll,
lesi spámanna,
lesi bjartar þeir
bœkr ok roðla,
ok finni þat,
at enn fróði halr
hefr horskliga
hagat spásǫgu,
sem fyr hónum
fyrðar helgir.

Skj: Gunnlaugr Leifsson: Merlínússpá II 96 (AII, 35; BII, 43); fornyrðislag; ed. RGP; group: H; mss: Hb; texts: Bret 164
 
97 Vol. 8. Breta saga 165 (Gunnlaugr Leifsson, Merlínusspá I, 97) [Vol. 8, 129] — GunnLeif Merl I 97VIII (Bret 165)

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Virði engi
þat vitlausu
þótt hoddskǫtum
heiti gæfi
viðar eða vatna,
eða veðrs mikils,
eða alls konar
orma eða dýra;
táknar eðli
talðrar skepnu
spjǫrráðanda
spjǫll eða kosti.

Skj: Gunnlaugr Leifsson: Merlínússpá II 97 (AII, 35-6; BII, 43-4); fornyrðislag; ed. RGP; group: H; mss: Hb; texts: Bret 165
 
98 Vol. 8. Breta saga 166 (Gunnlaugr Leifsson, Merlínusspá I, 98) [Vol. 8, 130] — GunnLeif Merl I 98VIII (Bret 166)

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Segir Dáníel
drauma sína
margháttaða,
merkjum studda,
kvezk drjúglig sjá
dýr á jǫrðu,
þau es tôknuðu
tyggja ríki,
þau es á hauðri
hófusk síðan.

Skj: Gunnlaugr Leifsson: Merlínússpá II 98 (AII, 36; BII, 44); fornyrðislag; ed. RGP; group: H; mss: Hb; texts: Bret 166
 
99 Vol. 8. Breta saga 167 (Gunnlaugr Leifsson, Merlínusspá I, 99) [Vol. 8, 131] — GunnLeif Merl I 99VIII (Bret 167)

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Rekr enn dýri
Dávíð konungr
margfalda spô,
ok mælir svá :
fjǫll munu fagna
ok enn fríði skógr,
en skœðar ár
skella lófum,
ok dalir ymna
drótni syngja.

Skj: Gunnlaugr Leifsson: Merlínússpá II 99 (AII, 36; BII, 44); fornyrðislag; ed. RGP; group: H; mss: Hb; texts: Bret 167
 
100 Vol. 8. Breta saga 168 (Gunnlaugr Leifsson, Merlínusspá I, 100) [Vol. 8, 132] — GunnLeif Merl I 100VIII (Bret 168)

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Hirtisk hǫlðar
at hæða bœkr,
nemi skynsemi
ok skili gǫrla,
hvat táknat mun
í tǫlu þessi;
esat enn liðin
ǫll spásaga,
þó eru mǫrgum myrk
môl própheta.

Skj: Gunnlaugr Leifsson: Merlínússpá II 100 (AII, 36; BII, 44); fornyrðislag; ed. RGP; group: H; mss: Hb; texts: Bret 168
 
101 Vol. 8. Breta saga 169 (Gunnlaugr Leifsson, Merlínusspá I, 101) [Vol. 8, 132] — GunnLeif Merl I 101VIII (Bret 169)

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Frétti fyrðar,
þeirs á fold búa
enn at óra
ævi liðna,
hvat of her gerisk,
ok huga leiði,
beri en nýju spjǫll
við spásǫgu,
sé síðan þat,
hvé saman falli.

Skj: Gunnlaugr Leifsson: Merlínússpá II 101 (AII, 36; BII, 44-5); fornyrðislag; ed. RGP; group: H; mss: Hb; texts: Bret 169
 
102 Vol. 8. Breta saga 170 (Gunnlaugr Leifsson, Merlínusspá I, 102) [Vol. 8, 133] — GunnLeif Merl I 102VIII (Bret 170)

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Varð sú en enska
ætt fyr stundu
veldis missa,
nú es valskr konungr,
þó es þeygi enn
þeira hætti
liðit af láði,
né lýðs Breta
hvǫssum mæki
hjarl eignaðisk.

Skj: Gunnlaugr Leifsson: Merlínússpá II 102 (AII, 36; BII, 45); fornyrðislag; ed. RGP; group: H; mss: Hb; texts: Bret 170
 
103 Vol. 8. Breta saga 171 (Gunnlaugr Leifsson, Merlínusspá I, 103) [Vol. 8, 133] — GunnLeif Merl I 103VIII (Bret 171)

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Heilir allir
þeirs hlýtt hafa
fleinvarpaðir
frœði þessu,
geri gott gumar,
en glati illu,
bíði bráða
bót afruna,
hafi hylli guðs
ok himinríki!

Skj: Gunnlaugr Leifsson: Merlínússpá II 103 (AII, 36; BII, 45); fornyrðislag; ed. RGP; group: H; mss: Hb; texts: Bret 171
 
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