Earl Hákon uses his own and the magic of Þorgerðr Hörgabrúðr to revenge the doings of Þorleifr jarlaskáld
7b. The death of Þorleifr
En nú er þar til at taka, er ...
Going back to Earl Hakon, he ...
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|Flateyjarbók is the largest preserved manuscript from the Icelandic middle ages, written in the late 14th century. Þorleifs þáttr jarlaskálds is part of this work.|
Þorgerðr’s second name appears in the following forms, Hǫlga-, Hǫlda-, Hǫrða-, Hǫrga-brúðr, and Hǫlga-, Hǫlda-, Hǫrða-, Hǫrga-troll.
See, for example, Storm, G., ‘Om Thorgerd Hölgebrud’ Arkiv II (1885) 124 ff. and “Jómsvíkinga saga. The saga of the Jomsvikings”, in Icelandic Texts, (eds.) Sigurður Nordal and G. Turville-Petre (1962), Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd, Toronto/New York pp.51-52.
(Contributed by Liv Marit Aurdal.)
Main text: Þorleifs þáttr jarlaskálds
Text sections: unattrib ÞorlJ 7bI