The Viking tale of Svein Forkbeard and Sigrid the Haughty

By Ian Warden
Updated April 23 2018 - 10:32am, first published September 8 2014 - 1:45pm

The Vikings often had wonderful names and today is the 1014th anniversary of the September 1000 naval Battle of Svolder involving Svein Forkbeard and perhaps provoked by Sigrid the Haughty.