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Note to Sigv Erlfl 7I

[2, 3] vǫrðr foldar Hǫrða ‘the guardian of the land of the Hǫrðar [= Hordaland > = Erlingr]’: According to Snorri (ÍF 27, 192), Erlingr ruled western Norway from Sognefjorden to Lindesnes, an area more extensive than, but including, modern Hordaland.


  1. Bibliography
  2. ÍF 26-8 = Heimskringla. Ed. Bjarni Aðalbjarnarson. 1941-51.


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