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Svadi the Giant (Jotun)

Nicknames: "Svade Jotun"
Birthplace: Dovre
Death: Died in Bergi, Hedenmarken, Norway
Immediate Family:

Son of Hjorvard Helgesson på Sjælland; Hjorvard Helgesson på Sjælland (fra Dovre); Helga Fridleivsdatter av Leire and Helga Fridleivsdatter av Leire
Husband of Ashild the Giant Eysteinsdatter and Ashild the Giant
Father of Hødd Svadesdatter and Hrolf of the Hill Svadisson

Managed by: Harald Tveit Alvestrand
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About Svadi the Giant (Jotun)

Figure of the Orkneysaga.

The mention of him is brief; when introducing Hrolf of the Hill, it says "he was the son of Svadi the giant from north of the Dovrefell".

Date of birth is totally undocumented, and chosen to fit with surrounding profiles.

Note - a speculation published in "Gjallarhorn", a genealogical magazine published in Norway, proposes that his name was Finn, and that his father was Hjorvard Helgesson. I have not verified the article's existence or authorship, or what sources it cites. - Harald Alvestrand

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Svadi the Giant's Timeline

Age 30
Bergi, Hedenmarken, Norway
Age 32
Hedmark, Norway
Bergi, Hedenmarken, Norway