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Svadi Jørunn Jørunn / Jotun

Also Known As: "Svade Jotun", "Svadi the Giant Svadi Jotun"
Birthplace: Dovre
Death: Died in Bergi, Hedenmarken, Norway
Immediate Family:

Son of Hjorvard Helgesson in Sealand (from Dovre), Zealand; Hjorvard Helgeson; Helga Fridleivsdatter, av Leire and Helga Fridleivsdatter
Husband of Ashild Eysteinsdatter and Åshild Eysteinsdatter
Father of Hødd Svadesdatter and Hrolf of the Hill Svadisson

Managed by: Harald Tveit Alvestrand
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About Svadi the Giant

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

Hedmark, Norway
Bergi, Hedenmarken, Norway
Bergi, Hedenmarken, Norway