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Vegdagr

Also Known As: "Whitlæg", "Wighlek", "Wiglek", "Waegdaeg", "Wecta", "Vegdegg King of SaxonsVegdeg", "of Saxony", "van Saksen", "de Saxe"
Birthdate:
Death: Died in Saxony, Germany
Immediate Family:

Son of Óðinn / Woden / Woutan and Frigg / Jord
Husband of Unknown Woman and Gunhilde of Ruegen
Father of Wittichius von Thüringen and Sigegar
Brother of Hermodr; Yngvi Odinsson, "king in Turkey"; Sigar Odinsson, King in Hunaland; Baeldaeg Odinsson King of West Saxons; Weothelgeat and 9 others
Half brother of Skjold Odinsson,King of Denmark; Víðarr Odinsson, of Asgard; Saemingr Odinsson, King in Hålogaland; Winta Odinsson, King of Lindsey; Týr and 6 others

Occupation: King of Zealand and/or Angel, Roi des Saxons, King of Saxons - see http://www.rpi.edu/~holmes/Hobbies/Genealogy/ps08/ps08_327.htm, King of Saxons, 300-350
Managed by: Private User
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About Vegdagr

Wegdæg (?) (1)

M, #183590

Last Edited=3 Feb 2006

    Wegdæg (?) is the son of Woden (?). (1)

Child of Wegdæg (?)

-1. Siggar (?)+ (1)

Forrás / Source:

http://www.thepeerage.com/p18359.htm#i183590

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Wihtlæg

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Wihtlæg, Whitlæg, Wighlek or Wiglek is a legendary king of either Denmark or Angeln in Germanic legends.

In Anglo-Saxon genealogies, Whitlæg is one of the Sons of Odin. According to the genealogies in the Anglian collection, Weothulgeot was ancestor to the royal house of Mercia and the father of Whitlæg. According to the Historia Britonum, Weothulgeot was father of Weaga who was father of Whitlæg. But the two Anglo-Saxon Chronicle versions of this genealogy include neither Weothulgeot nor Weaga but make Whitlæg himself the son of Woden. In all versions Whitlæg is father of Wermund, father of Offa of Angel. According to the Old English poem Widsith Offa ruled over the continental Angels.

The Danish Chronicon Lethrense (and the included Annales Lundenses) tell that the Danish king Rorik Slengeborre was succeeded by his son Wighlek. This Wiglek married Nanna, and he ruled in peace. He died in his bed and was succeeded by his son Wermund, the father of Offe (Offa).

The somewhat later Danish chronicle Gesta Danorum tells that when the Danish king Rorik Slyngebond had died Wiglek succeeded him. He took all the wealth from the mother of Amleth (Hamlet) and complained about Amleth's actions as the ruler of Jutland. Amleth, on the other hand offered Wiglek riches, in reconciliation. Wiglek disposed of Fiallar, the ruler of Scania who retired to Undensakre, and then he mustered the leidang of Zealand and Scania, and sent a message to Amleth challenging him to war. In the battle Amleth fell, and his wife Hermutrude gave up herself as Wiglek's spoil of war. Wiglek died of illness and was succeeded by his son Wermund, the father of Uffo (Offa).

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S:

Acceded about 350

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ID: I102198

Name: WIHTLÆG AF ANGELN

Prefix: RÍC AF ANGELN

Name: WAOLGEON

Given Name: WAOLGEON

Surname:

Sex: M

Birth: Abt 237 CE

Death: Y 1

Change Date: 14 Jan 2009 at 16:57

Marriage 1 Spouse Unknown

Married:

Change Date: 14 Jan 2009

Children

WERMUND b: Bef 300 CE

Sources:

Abbrev: Sutton Folk Family Tree 3175463.ged

Title: Sutton Folk Family Tree

Sutton Folk Family Tree 3175463.ged

Author: Folk, Linda Sutton

Publication: www.worldconnect.rootsweb.com

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Wihtlæg, Whitlæg, Wighlek or Wiglek is a legendary king of either Denmark or Angeln in Germanic legends.

In Anglo-Saxon genealogies, Whitlæg is one of the Sons of Woden. According to the genealogies in the Anglian collection, Weothulgeot was ancestor to the royal house of Mercia and the father of Whitlæg. According to the Historia Britonum, Weothulgeot was father of Weaga who was father of Whitlæg. But the two Anglo-Saxon Chronicle versions of this genealogy include neither Weothulgeot nor Weaga but make Whitlæg himself the son of Woden. In all versions Whitlæg is father of Wermund, father of Offa of Angel. According to the Old English poem Widsith Offa ruled over the continental Angels.

The Danish Chronicon Lethrense (and the included Annales Lundenses) tell that the Danish king Rorik Slengeborre was succeeded by his son Wighlek. This Wiglek married Nanna, and he ruled in peace. He died in his bed and was succeeded by his son Wermund, the father of Offe (Offa).

The somewhat later Danish chronicle Gesta Danorum tells that when the Danish king Rorik Slyngebond had died Wiglek succeeded him. He took all the wealth from the mother of Amleth (Hamlet) and complained about Amleth's actions as the ruler of Jutland. Amleth, on the other hand offered Wiglek riches, in reconciliation. Wiglek disposed of Fiallar, the ruler of Scania who retired to Undensakre, and then he mustered the leidang of Zealand and Scania, and sent a message to Amleth challenging him to war. In the battle Amleth fell, and his wife Hermutrude gave up herself as Wiglek's spoil of war. Wiglek died of illness and was succeeded by his son Wermund, the father of Uffo (Offa).

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Wecta (Old English: Wægdæg, Old Norse: Vegdagr) is mentioned in the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle and the Historia Brittonum.

He is considered mythological, though he shows up in the genealogies as a Saxon ancestor of Hengest and Horsa and the kings of Kent, as well as of Aella of Deira and his son Edwin of Northumbria.

He appears in the Prose Edda as Vegdeg, one of Odin's sons, a mighthy king who ruled East Saxony. Although Wecta is mentioned as the father of Witta and the grandfather of Wihtgils in the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle and the Historia Brittonum, the Prose Edda reverses the order of Witta and Wihtgils in the genealogy.

His mother was Frigg (Frígídá).

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Wihtlæg, Whitlæg, Wighlek or Wiglek is a legendary king of either Denmark or Angeln in Germanic legends.

In Anglo-Saxon genealogies, Whitlæg is one of the Sons of Odin. According to the genealogies in the Anglian collection, Weothulgeot was ancestor to the royal house of Mercia and the father of Whitlæg. According to the Historia Britonum, Weothulgeot was father of Weaga who was father of Whitlæg. But the two Anglo-Saxon Chronicle versions of this genealogy include neither Weothulgeot nor Weaga but make Whitlæg himself the son of Woden. In all versions Whitlæg is father of Wermund, father of Offa of Angel. According to the Old English poem Widsith Offa ruled over the continental Angels.

The Danish Chronicon Lethrense (and the included Annales Lundenses) tell that the Danish king Rorik Slengeborre was succeeded by his son Wighlek. This Wiglek married Nanna, and he ruled in peace. He died in his bed and was succeeded by his son Wermund, the father of Offe (Offa).

The somewhat later Danish chronicle Gesta Danorum tells that when the Danish king Rorik Slyngebond had died Wiglek succeeded him. He took all the wealth from the mother of Amleth (Hamlet) and complained about Amleth's actions as the ruler of Jutland. Amleth, on the other hand offered Wiglek riches, in reconciliation. Wiglek disposed of Fiallar, the ruler of Scania who retired to Undensakre, and then he mustered the leidang of Zealand and Scania, and sent a message to Amleth challenging him to war. In the battle Amleth fell, and his wife Hermutrude gave up herself as Wiglek's spoil of war. Wiglek died of illness and was succeeded by his son Wermund, the father of Uffo (Offa).

-------------------- From http://www.rpi.edu/~holmes/Hobbies/Genealogy/ps08/ps08_327.htm

The dates for him and for his son look contrived. This ancestry is somewhat suspicious; it comes down from Harderick, King of Saxons, and his son Anserich, King of Saxons 4-8 A.D. {per Carr P. Collins, Jr., "Royal Ancestors of Magna Charta Barons," Dallas, 1959, p. 223.} -------------------- Join myheritage.com for furthur info.

Supposedly the son of Odin, he was a mighty king of what-is-now Eastern Saxony and gave birth to Witta. He in turn gave birth to Wilghils. The Anglo-Saxon Chronicles however reverse this order.

See Wikipedia article for furthur info.