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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Note to Gísl Magnkv 10II

[8] valska jarla ‘the Norman earls’: Hugh of Montgomery, Earl of Shrewsbury (Hugi inn prúði ‘the Proud’) and Hugh of Avranches, Earl of Chester (Hugi inn digri ‘the Stout’). See Bkrepp Magndr 11 and Power 1986, 109-10.


  1. Bibliography
  2. Power, Rosemary. 1986. ‘Magnus Bareleg’s Expeditions to the West’. Scottish Historical Review 65, 107-32.
  3. Internal references
  4. Kari Ellen Gade (ed.) 2009, ‘Bjǫrn krepphendi, Magnússdrápa 11’ 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. 404-5.


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