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q. Sigurðr II munnr Haraldsson (r. 1136-55) (KEG)Saga: Hsona (Fsk, H-Hr, Hkr, Mork).
The father of Sigurðr munnr ‘the Mouth’ was Haraldr gilli, and his mother was Þóra Guthormsdóttir (see Genealogy II.4 in ÍF 28). He was king of Norway 1136-55 and ruled jointly with his half-brothers Ingi (1136-55) and Eysteinn (1142-55). Sigurðr was killed in Bergen (10 June 1155) by Grégóríus Dagsson and his men with the sanction of his half-brother, Ingi (see Anon Nkt 56-8). See Mork (Mork 1928-32, 414-59; Andersson and Gade 2000, 372-402), Fsk (ÍF 29, 326, 331-8; Finlay 2004, 262, 266-72), Hkr (ÍF 28, 303-41; Hollander 1991, 736-63), H-Hr (Fms 7, 206-47).
Events documented in poetry: The battle of Holmengrå against Magnús inn blindi and Sigurðr slembir on 12 November 1139 (Ív Sig 34-45; Kolli Ingdr 4-5; Balti Sigdr 1-3; ESk Ingdr 1); Sigurðr’s death in Bergen (ESk Ingdr 2-4). See also ESk Harsonkv, Sigdr II and Geisl 8VII.
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