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Dutch

English

  • Beowulf - Geatish hero/king; slays Grendel
  • Corineus - Trojan warrior in Albion, slew Gogmagog
  • Edric The Wild - English freedom fighter against the Normans
  • Hereward - English fighter against Normans
  • Sigtryg - Betrothed King Alef’s daughter; aided by Hereward
  • Seaxneat - Founder of the Saxons

Icelandic

  • Frithiof/Frithjof - Son Ingeborg & Thorsten; hero of saga
  • Gungthiof - Son Frithiof & Ingeborg
  • Halfdan - Friend Viking
  • Helfrat - Viking
  • Ingeborg - Daughter Halfdan & Helge (different from witch)
  • Ingeborg - Witch saves Thorsten
  • Thorsten - Son of Viking
  • Viking - grandson Haloge Loki, magic sword, hero

Norse

  • Agilaz/Egil - Legendary archer
  • Agnar - Son of King Hrauding
  • Aliruna/Olrun - Wife Agilaz; possibly a valkyrie
  • Angantyr - Mortal disputing property
  • Askr - First man; ash tree given a soul by the gods
  • Aslaug - Daughter Sigurd
  • Atle - Berserker of Angantyr
  • Aud - son of Nott and Naglfari; father of girl that marries Visbur
  • Billing - King of Ruthens (Russians)
  • Bjorn - Friend Frithiof
  • Bodvild - Daughter Nidud
  • Blothorn - daughter of Bestla and Borr; mother of Odin, Vili, and Ve
  • Borghild - Wife Sigmund; mother of Hamund and Helgi
  • Borr - Son of Buri; marries giantess Bestla; father of Odin, Vili, and Ve
  • Buri - First man; born from ice blocked licked by Audhumla
  • Drusus - Man warned by prophetess
  • Eglimi - Father Hiordis
  • Eitel - Son Atli & Gudron
  • Embla - First woman; elm tree given a soul by the gods
  • Ermenrich - King Gothland, betrothed to Swanhild
  • Erp - Son Atli & Gudron
  • Etzel - Attila the Hun
  • Fitela - Daughter Sigmund & Signe
  • Flosshilda - In Wagner, a guardian of Nibelung hoard
  • Frithiof - Son Ingeborg & Thorsten
  • Gangard the Wanderer - Mortal alias of Odin
  • Geirrod - Son of King Hrauding
  • Gialp - Geirrod’s daughter
  • Giuki - King of Nibelungs
  • Glaumvor - Second wife Gunnar
  • Greip - daughter Geirrod
  • Grimhild - Queen of Nibelungs; cast spell on Siegfried
  • Grimnir - Mortal alias of Odin
  • Gripir - Gives Sigurd warhorse
  • Groa - Sorceress, she removes sliver from Thor’s head
  • Gudrun/Gudron/Kreimhild - Daughter Giuki & Grimhild; Nibelung; sister of Gunther; falls for Sigurd
  • Gunnar/Gunther - Son Giuki & Grimhild; Nibelung or King of Burgundy
  • Guttorm - Son Giuki & Grimhild; Nibelung
  • Hadding - hero king; once favored by Odin who taught him secrets of war, but the god later betrays him
  • Hagen - Son mortal & sea goblin, kills Sigurd
  • Hakon - King; father Thora
  • Hamond - Son Sigmund
  • Helgi - Son Sigmund
  • Helgi Hundingsbane - Hero; met valkyrie
  • Hilding - Foster father Ingeborg & Frithiof
  • Hiordis - Daughter Eglimi, marries Sigmund
  • Hogni - Son Giuki & Grimhild; Nibelung
  • Hrauding - King; father of Geirrod and Agnar
  • Hunding - Husband Sieglinda
  • Hunthiof - Son Frithiof & Ingeborg
  • Hunvar - wife Viking
  • Hyndla - Sorceress that helps Freya
  • Ljod - Wife Volsung; mother Sigmund
  • Lygni - Wars against Sigmund
  • Nidud - King that captures Wayland
  • Njorfe - Foe turned friend of Viking
  • Ottar - Mortal disputing property, helped by Freya
  • Randwer - Son Ermenrich
  • Ragnar Lodbrog - hero of the sun; killed the winter serpents; husband of Thora; possibly a god; could only be killed by a viper
  • Rerir - King that complains he is childless, father Volsung
  • Rosleva - Girl that becomes slave
  • Rossthiof - Finnish magician, oracle, killer
  • Rosterus - Smith Odin poses as
  • Sibich - Servant Ermenrich, traitor
  • Siegfried - King; hero; Sigurd
  • Sieglinde - Mother Siegfried
  • Siegmund - Father Siegfried
  • Siggeir - King of Goths, seeks Signy
  • Sigi - Son Odin, father Rerir, pirate
  • Sigmund - Father Sigurd
  • Signe - Daughter Volsung; sister Sigmund
  • Sigrun - Mistress of Helgi
  • Sigurd - Hero
  • Sinfiolti - Child of Signy
  • Sote - Pirate; steals magic ring of Volund
  • Starkadhr - warrior that fought on even after losing his head
  • Suttung - Brother of Gilling, tosses dwarves to sea
  • Swanhild - Daughter of Sigurd
  • Thialfi - Boy that becomes slave, brother Rosleva
  • Thora - Daughter king Hakon; wife Helfrat
  • Vali - Son Sigyn & Loki (diff from Odin’s son)
  • Valtam - Father Vegtam
  • Vecha - Old woman that goes to Rinda
  • Vegtam - Mortal alias of Odin
  • Veleda - Prophetess
  • Volsung - Son Rerir, powerful hero
  • Wayland/Volund - Greatest smith; possibly a god or later a dwarf