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Sihtric [Sigtryggr] inn Gamlilocked

(d. 871)
  • Marios Costambeys

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Sihtric [Sigtryggr] inn Gamli (d. 871), viking leader, fought and was slain, along with his namesake, Sihtric [Sigtryggr] inn Ungi (d. 871), at the battle of Ashdown. Both men were earls (‘the Old’ and ‘the Young’ respectively) and they were among the five who jointly headed a division of the heathen army during the battle....

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D. Whitelock, D. C. Douglas, & S. I. Tucker, eds. and trans., (1961)