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Þrándr í Gǫtu (Þrándr)
Skj info: Þrándr í Gǫtu, Færøsk høvding, 11. årh. (AI, 211, BI, 202).
Þrándr (Þrándr), whose nickname refers to his farmstead Gata, on the Faroese island of Austrey, is the Machiavellian hero of Fœreyinga saga (Fær), who deploys wiles and magic in a series of manoeuvres mostly directed against the paragon Sigmundr Brestison, liegeman of King Óláfr Tryggvason (r. c. 995-c. 1000), and his advocacy of royal power and Christianity in the islands. The unique Kredda is the only verse utterance attributed to him.
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