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Gandalf Alfgeirsson, King in Norway

Norwegian: Gandalf Alfgeirson, konge i Vingulmork, Alvheim
Also Known As: "king of Vingulmork"
Birthdate: (63)
Birthplace: Alvheim, Bohuslen, Västra Götaland County, Sweden
Death: Died in Bohuslen, Västra Götaland County, Sweden
Immediate Family:

Son of Alfgeir Randbard Vatnarsson av Gardarrike, King of Vingulmork and N.N. Vingulmork Bundlasdatter
Husband of Gauthild Gyrithe Alfgeirsson, Queen of Vingulmork
Father of Álfhildr Gandálfsdóttir; Hysing Gandolfsson; Haki Gandolfsson; Harold Hylthetan and Øystein Gandalfsson

Occupation: King in Norway, Konge av Vingulmork graaf van Alfheim
Managed by: Eva Fuhre Bratvold
Last Updated:

About Gandalf Alfgeirsson, King in Norway

Gandalf Alfgeirsson (c. 705 – 768) (Old Norse: Gandálf Álfgeirsson) was a legendary king of the petty kingdom Vingulmark, in south-eastern Norway.

He appears as a character in Snorri Sturluson's saga Heimskringla.

Heimskringla relates that Gandalf was given the kingdom by his father Alfgeir. He fought with Halfdan the Black for possession of it, but in the end they reached an agreement to share Vingulmark between them.

In a later episode, apparently after Gandalf's death, his three sons, Hysing, Helsing, and Hake, attempted to ambush Halfdan the Black at night but he escaped into the forest. After raising an army, he returned and defeated the brothers, killing Hysing and Helsing. Hake fled from the country and Halfdan became king of all of Vingulmark.

Gandalf's only known wife was Gauthild Gyrithe Alfsdottir (714-768).

They had (presumably) four children, three sons and a daughter. But no information so far verifies that these were Gandolf's only offspring.

  1. Alfhild Gandolfsdatter (728-810)
  2. Hysing Gandolfsson (c. 737-)
  3. Helsing Gandolfsson (739-)
  4. Haki Gandolfsson (741-)

Wikipedia (English)

Om Gandalf Alfgeirson, konge i Vingulmork, Alvheim (Norsk)

Gandalf Alfgeirsson var en legendarisk konge av det lille kongedømme (Alvheim) Vingulmark, i øst-Norge og sør-vestlige Sverige

Heimskringla forteller at Gandalv fikk riket av faren Alfgeir. Han kjempet med Halvdan Svarte om Vingulmark, men til slutt ble de enige om å dele landet mellom seg.

Senere, tilsynelatende etter Gandalvs død, fosøkte hans tre sønner, Hysing, Helsing og Hake, og angripe Halvdan Svarte en natt, men han flyktet inn i skogen. Etterpå returnerte han med en hær og beseiret brødrene, drepte Hysing og Helsing. Hake rømte fra landet og Halvdan ble konge over hele Vingulmark. Historiene til Gandalv og hans sønner fant sted i det historiske område som ble kalt Alvheim i dagens Bohuslän, Sverige

Gandalf's eneste kjente kone var Gauthild Gyrithe Alfsdottir (714-768).

https://no.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alvheim

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gandalf_Alfgeirsson

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Gandalf Alfgeirsson, King in Norway's Timeline

705
705
Bohuslen, Västra Götaland County, Sweden
710
710
Age 5
Vingulmork Hedmark Norway
735
735
Age 30
(Bohuslän), Västra Götalands län, Norway

Biografi
Drottning. Född 735 i Danmark. Död 770.

Gifte och barn
Sigurd "Ring" Randversson. --- Gift med.

Barn:
Ragnar "Lodbrok" Sigurdsson.
Erik .

737
737
Age 32
Denmark
741
741
Age 36
Denmark
768
768
Age 63
Bohuslen, Västra Götaland County, Sweden
780
780
Age 63
Battle Of Bravalla, Ostro-Gothia
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Earl of Alfheim