Vol. 1, 378 — — ed. Matthew Townend
Matthew Townend 2012, ‘(Biography of) Sveinn tjúguskegg Haraldsson’ 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. 378.
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.
Sveinn tjúguskegg Haraldsson (Svtjúg)
Skj AI, 186; B
main editor: Matthew Townend