Diana Whaley 2012, ‘(Introduction to) Eindriði Einarsson, 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. 806.
Saga chronology would place this stanza (Eindr Lv) in the early 1020s, when Eindriði’s father Einarr þambarskelfir, on the death of his then master, the Swedish king Óláfr Eiríksson (d. c. 1021), made peace with the Norwegian Óláfr Haraldsson. Finnur Jónsson (LH I, 460) considered the stanza authentic and dated it c. 1025. It is preserved only in Flat (ms. Flat), within the short Eindriða þáttr ok Erlings (EindrErl) which is added to its text of ÓH.
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