Illumination from the collection of Icelandic sagas, the Flateyjarbˇk.

A 14th century manuscript

King Harold Fine-Hair cutting the fetters from the giant
Dofri who was to become his foster father in folklore


Source: Werner Forman Archive. Country of Origin: Iceland. Held by: Stofnun Arna Magnussonar a Islandi, Reykjavik, Iceland.



Referenced on p.35 MAA - 396 - Medieval Scandinavian Armies (1): 1100-1300 by David Lindholm and Angus McBride
An execution scene in an Icelandic manuscript said to date from the 13th century. (Stornun Arna Magnussonar a Islandi, Reykjavik)


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