Queen Gunnhild

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Eric Bloodaxe - Reputation in The Sagas - Conflict With Egill Skallagrimsson (Egils Saga)
... It tells how at the instigation of his wife Gunnhild, King Eric became involved in a prolonged conflict with Egill Skallagrimsson, the well-known ... of Atley, one of the king's retainers, thus making an enemy of Queen Gunnhild, who never forgave him and did everything within her power to take revenge ... Gunnhild ordered her two brothers to kill Egil and Egill's older brother Þórólfr, who had been on good terms with both her and the king before ...

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