The Story of Norway

Published: 1886
Language: English
Wordcount: 132,907 / 409 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 51.2
LoC Category: DL
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Added to site: 2010.12.14
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Genre: History
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XIX.

EYSTEIN SIGURD THE CRUSADER AND OLAF MAGNUSSON 291-305

Division of the land, 291--Sigurd's crusade, 292, 293--Eystein's meritorious activity at home, 294--Hostility of the brothers, 295--The case of Sigurd Ranesson, 295, 296--Borghild of Dal, 297--The "man-measuring," 297-301--Death of Eystein, 301--Ottar Birting, 301-303--Arrival of Harold Gille, 303--Cecilia, 303--Death of Sigurd, 304, 305.

XX.

MAGNUS THE BLIND AND HAROLD GILLE 306-310

Character of Magnus and of Harold, 306--Battle of Fyrileiv, 307--Magnus captured and maimed, 307, 308--Sigurd Slembedegn, 308--Harold Gille murdered, 309--Burning of Konghelle by the Wends, 310.

XXI.

THE SONS OF HAROLD GILLE 311-321

The sons of Harold Gille proclaimed kings, 311--Sigurd Slembedegn allies himself with Magnus the Blind, 311, 312--Inge Crookback's first experience of war, 312--Battles of Krokaskogen, 312, and Holmengraa, 313--Sigurd Slembedegn's fortitude, 313--Arrival of Eystein Harold

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