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Sigurd Hlödvisson (II) [Sigurðr Hlöðvisson, Sigurd Digri, Sigurðr inn Digri] (d. 1014), earl of Orkney  

Barbara E. Crawford

Sigurd Hlödvisson (II) [Sigurðr Hlöðvisson, Sigurd Digri, Sigurðr inn Digri] (d. 1014), earl of Orkney, is called Digri (‘the Stout’) in Orkneyinga Saga (composed c.1200). The same epithet is given to King Óláf Haraldsson (St Olaf), and carries the connotation of '...