Njála, 095

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Chapter 95

There was a man named Flosi, he was the son of Thord Freyspriest. Thord was the son of Auzur, the son of Asbjorn Eyjangr the son of Bjorn, the son of Helgi, the son of Bjorn the Roughfooted, the son of Grim, the Lord of Sogn. The mother of Flosi was Ingunna, daughter of Thorir of Espihole, the son of Hamond Hellskin, the son of Hjor, the son of Half, who ruled over the men of Half, the son of Hjorfeif, the lover of women. The mother of Thorir was Ingunna, daughter of Helgi the Lean, who took the land round Eyjafirth, as the first settler. Flosi had to wife Steinvora, daughter of Hall of the Side. She was base born, and her mother's name was Solvora, daughter of Herjolf the White.

Flosi dwelt at Swinefell, and was a mighty chief. He was tall of stature, and strong, withal, the most forward and boldest of men.

His brother's name was Starkad The mother of Starkad was Thraslauga, daughter of Thorstein titling the son of Gerleif; but the mother of Thraslauga was Aud; she was a daughter of Eyvind Karf, one of the first settlers, and sister of Modolf the Wise.; he was not by the same mother as Flosi.

The other brothers of Flosi were Thorgeir and Stein, Kolbein and Egil. Hildigunna was the name of the daughter of Starkad Flosi's brother. She was a proud, high-spirited maiden, and one of the fairest of women. She was so skilful with her hands, that few women were equally skilful. She was the grimmest and hardest- hearted of all women; but still a woman of open hand and heart when any fitting call was made upon her.

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Kafli 95

Maður er nefndur Flosi. Hann var sonur Þórðar Freysgoða, Össurarsonar, Ásbjarnarsonar, Heyjangurs-Bjarnarsonar, Helgasonar, Bjarnarsonar bunu. Móðir Flosa var Ingunn dóttir Þóris á Espihóli, Hámundarsonar heljarskinns, Hjörssonar, Hálfssonar þess er réð fyrir Hálfsrekkum, Hjörleifssonar hins kvensama. Móðir Þóris var Ingunn dóttir Helga magra er nam Eyjafjörð. Flosi átti Steinvöru dóttur Halls á Síðu. Hún var laungetin og hét Sölvör móðir hennar, dóttir Herjólfs hvíta.

Flosi bjó að Svínafelli og var höfðingi mikill. Hann var mikill vexti og styrkur, manna kappsamastur.

Bróðir hans hét Starkaður. Hann var eigi sammæður við Flosa. Móðir Starkaðar var Þraslaug dóttir Þorsteins tittlings Geirleifssonar en móðir Þraslaugar var Unnur; hún var dóttir Eyvindar karpa landnámamanns og systir Móðólfs hins spaka. Bræður Flosa voru þeir Þorgeir og Steinn, Kolbeinn og Egill.

Hildigunnur hét dóttir Starkaðar bróður Flosa. Hún var skörungur mikill og kvenna fríðust sýnum. Hún var svo hög að fár konur voru jafn hagar. Hún var allra kvenna grimmust og skaphörðust og drengur góður þar sem vel skyldi vera.


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