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Note to stanza
 hoddmildingar ‘the treasure-bestowers [GENEROUS MEN]’: This appears to credit a number of magnates with supporting Eiríkr’s elevation to the jarldom. In Hkr the entire credit goes to Haraldr blátǫnn of Denmark, and his involvement is likely since the territories concerned seem to have been under Danish overlordship (Krag 2003b, 193). Finnur Jónsson (Hkr 1893-1901; cf. Skj B), following Hkr, advocates taking hoddmildingar as a generic pl. for sg., referring to Haraldr.
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