Valgarðr á Velli (Valg)
11th century; volume 2; ed. Kari Ellen Gade;
Poem about Haraldr harðráði (Har) - 11
Nothing is known about Valgarðr (Valg), but his nickname (á Velli ‘at Völlur’) indicates that he could have belonged to the family of Mǫrðr Valgarðsson from Völlur (Rangársýsla) in southern Iceland (see Brennu-Njáls saga, ÍF 12, passim; SnE 1848-87, III, 605-6; LH 1894-1901, I, 637-8). Skáldatal (SnE 1848-87, III, 254, 262, 275) lists him among Haraldr Sigurðarson’s court poets.
Poem about Haraldr harðráði —
Kari Ellen Gade 2009, ‘(Introduction to) Valgarðr á Velli, Poem about Haraldr harðráði’ in Kari Ellen Gade (ed.), Poetry from the Kings’ Sagas 2: From c. 1035 to c. 1300. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 2. Turnhout: Brepols, pp. 300-10.
Skj: Valgarðr á Velli: Et digt om Harald hårdråde (AI, 390-3, BI, 360-3)
SkP info: II, 300-1
1 — Valg Har 1II
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| A ||Skilfingr hællztv þar ær skvlfv skæiðr fyrir |
lø̨nd hin brǽiðv ꜹ́ð var svð vm síðir sikil æy liði miklv .
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