Hwala (Fictional)

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Hwala

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Birthplace: Asia or Eastern Europe
Death: (Date and location unknown)
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Son of Bedweg (Fictional) and Wife of Bedweg
Husband of Wife of Hwala
Father of Athra / Annar (Fictional) and Berik, King of the Goths

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Legendary kings of the Angles

According to legend, Sceaf was washed up on the shore as a child in an empty boat, and was later chosen as king. Counting up the generations appears to place him in the late 2nd century BC, at the time that Angeln and surrounding regions had recently become depopulated following the migrations of the Cimbri and Teutones, although the legendary nature of the pedigree makes such chronological extrapolations dubious. The following list gives the supposed succession from father to son.

Sceaf

Bedwig

Hwala

Hrathra

Itermon

Heremod

Sceldwea

Beaw

Tætwa

Geat

Godwulf

Finn

Frithuwulf

Frealaf

Freawine

Frithuwald

Woden

Historical kings


Uffe den Spake (Offa of Angel), L.M. MoeAfter Woden, a god among the Anglo-Saxons, the pedigree branches, his various sons being made ancestors of the different Anglo-Saxon kingly lines of the Heptarchy, of which the senior line was that of Mercia, supposed descendants of Weothulgeot. The descents incorporate various Germanic heroes of legend, such as Wihtlæg, who defeated and killed Amlethus, King of the Jutes to the north of the Angles in Jutland; Amlethus much later became an inspiration for Shakespeare's Hamlet. Under Wermund the Angles' fortress at Schleswig (Hedeby) is said to have been captured by the Jutes, but was retaken by Offa who was long remembered as a great conqueror (and is often referred to as Offa of Angel to distinguish him from his supposed descendent Offa of Mercia). The legends give Offa as bride a daughter of Freawine, King of the Saxons, and after becoming king he is said to have secured the Angles' southern border with the Saxons along the River Eider. Like Offa, Freawine is made a descendant of Woden, and father of Wig, originally ancestor of the kings of Bernicia, the pedigree subsequently being transfered to the kings of Wessex and their descendants, the kings of England.

The power of the Angles in Europe was not to last, however, and in the mid 5th century, under pressure from Attila and the Huns, they began migrating to Britain - a movement that later became so great, in fact, that Angeln was subsequently described as empty of people. Around 527 (or perhaps 515), Eomer's son Icel left his ancestral homelands and founded what became the Kingdom of Mercia in England (for his successors there see List of monarchs of Mercia).

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Lóriði is the son of Thor and Sif and forefather of Norse rulers, according to the prologue of the Prose Edda. Loridi does not appear in any other instance of Norse mythology.

One should note that the author of the Prose Edda Snorri Sturluson was a christian and he used the prologue to explain how the norse pagans came to believe what they did. The prologue allowed Snorri the framework to assert that he was a christian before going on to relate the potentially heretical pagan tales of the norse gods in the Gylfaginning. Snorri posits the theory that many of the heroes from ancient city of Troy came to Scandanavia and were revered as gods and demigods.

For these reasons Lóriði should not be considered the son of the mythical Thor. Lóriði is not an actual part of the ancient norse myths.

-Near the earth's centre was made that goodliest of homes and haunts that ever have been, which is called Troy, even that which we call Turkland. This abode was much more gloriously made than others, and fashioned with more skill of craftsmanship in manifold wise, both in luxury and in the wealth which was there in abundance. There were twelve kingdoms and one High King, and many sovereignties belonged to each kingdom; in the stronghold were twelve chieftains. These chieftains were in every manly part greatly above other men that have ever been in the world. One king among them was called Múnón or Mennón; and he was wedded to the daughter of the High King Priam, her who was called Tróán; they had a child named Trór, whom we call Thor. He was fostered in Thrace by a certain war-duke called Lóríkus; but when he was ten winters old he took unto him the weapons of his father. He was as goodly to look upon, when he came among other men, as the ivory that is inlaid in oak; his hair was fairer than gold. When he was twelve winters old he had his full measure of strength; then he lifted clear of the earth ten bear-skins all at one time; and then he slew Duke Lóríkus, his foster-father, and with him his wife Lórá, or Glórá, and took into his own hands the realm of Thrace, which we call Thrúdheim. Then he went forth far and wide over the lands, and sought out every quarter of the earth, overcoming alone all berserks and giants, and one dragon, greatest of all dragons, and many beasts. In the northern half of his kingdom he found the prophetess that is called Síbil, whom we call Sif, and wedded her. The lineage of Sif I cannot tell; she was fairest of all women, and her hair was like gold. Their son was Lóridi, who resembled his father; his son was Einridi, his son Vingethor, his son Vingener, his son Móda, his son Magi, his son Seskef, his son Bedvig, his son Athra (whom we call Annarr), his son Ítermann, his son Heremód, his son Skjaldun (whom we call Skjöld), his son Bjáf (whom we call Bjárr), his son Ját, his son Gudólfr, his son Finn, his son Fríallaf (whom we call Fridleifr); his son was he who is named Vóden, whom we call Odin: he was a man far-famed for wisdom and every accomplishment. His wife was Frígídá, whom we call Frigg.

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