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Hildr Hrólfsdóttir nefju (Hildr)

9th century; volume 1; ed. Kari Ellen Gade;

Lausavísa (Lv) - 1

According to Hkr (ÍF 26, 123) and ÓH (1941, I, 51-2), Hildr (Hildr) was the daughter of the Norwegian Hrólfr nefja ‘Nose’ and the wife of Rǫgnvaldr jarl Eysteinsson of Mœrr (Møre). Orkn (ÍF 34, 7) gives her name as Ragnhildr Hrólfsdóttir nefju. She was the mother of Gǫngu-Hrólfr ‘Walking Hrólfr’, the alleged founder of the duchy of Normandy (see ÍF 26, 124-5 n. 1). The following lausavísa is the only poetry attributed to Hildr, who lived around 900.

Lausavísa — Hildr LvI

Kari Ellen Gade 2012, ‘ Hildr Hrólfsdóttir nefju, Lausavísa’ in Diana Whaley (ed.), Poetry from the Kings’ Sagas 1: From Mythical Times to c. 1035. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 1. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 139. <https://skaldic.org/m.php?p=text&i=1264> (accessed 24 May 2022)

stanzas:  1 

Skj: Hildr Hrólfsdóttir nefju: Lausavísa (AI, 31, BI, 27); stanzas (if different): [v]

in texts: Flat, HHárf, Hkr, ÓH

SkP info: I, 139

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mss referred to in stanzas/text:
AM 35 folx, AM 37 folx, AM 38 folx, AM 45 fol, AM 61 fol, AM 68 fol, AM 75 c fol, AM 78 a folx, AM 321 4°x, AM 325 V 4°, AM 325 VII 4°, AM 761 b 4°x, AM 158 8°x, GKS 1005 fol, GKS 1008 fol, Holm perg 1 fol, Holm perg 2 4°, Thott 972 folx, UppsUB R 686x

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