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Sveinn tjúguskegg Haraldsson (Svtjúg)

10th century; volume 1; ed. Matthew Townend;

Lausavísa (Lv) - 1

On the Danish king Sveinn (Svtjúg, r. 986-1014), who also reigned in England 1013-14, see ‘Ruler biographies’ in Introduction to this volume. As noted below, the sole stanza attributed to him is of doubtful authenticity.

under Anon X (Tillæg 3)

Lausavísa — Svtjúg LvI

Matthew Townend 2012, ‘(Introduction to) Sveinn tjúguskegg Haraldsson, 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. 379.

stanzas:  1 

in texts: Flat, ÞorlJ

SkP info: I, 379

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1 Vol. 1. 26. Sveinn tjúguskegg Haraldsson, Lausavísa, 1attributed to Sveinn tjúguskegg [Vol. 1, 379] — Svtjúg Lv 1I

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page. It is included for reference only. Do not refer to this site when using this text but rather consult the original edition (Skj where relevant).

Grendi Þórleifr Þrœnda
þengils hróðr fyr drengjum,
hafa ólítit ýtar
jarls níð borit víða;
Njǫrðr réð víga virðum
vellstœri brag fœra
brot lands ok galt gæti
gráliga léons bôru.

Skj: Anonyme digte og vers [X]: Tillæg [3]. Sveinn tjúguskegg (AI, 186; BI, 175-6); dróttkvætt; ed. MT; group: A1; mss: Flat; texts: ÞorlJ 4
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