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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Hákonar saga góða (HákGóð) - 35

Hákonar saga góðaHákGóðII

Not published: do not cite (HákGóðII)

5 — HákGóð ch. 5

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fallinn og hann hafði áður herjað land Englakonungs, þá þykjast þau vita þeim mun þar vera eigi friðvænt. Búast þau þá þegar í brott af Norðimbralandi og hafa skip þau öll er Eiríkur konungur hafði átt, höfðu lið það og allt er þeim vildi fylgja og óf lausafjár er þar hafði saman dregist í sköttum á Englandi en sumt hafði fengist í hernaði. Þau halda liði sínu norður til Orkneyja og staðfestust þar um hríð. Þá var þar jarl Þorfinnur hausakljúfur sonur Torf-Einars. Tóku þá synir Eiríks undir sig Orkneyjar og Hjaltland og höfðu skatta af og sátu þar um vetrum en fóru í vesturvíking á sumrum, herjuðu um Skotland og Írland. Þess getur Glúmur Geirason:

 

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