|Gudrod "Jagtkonge" HÁLFDANARSON King in Vestfold
Gudrod "Jagtkonge" HÁLFDANARSON King in Vestfold
- Born: Abt 790, Holtum, Vestfold, Norway
- Married (2): Abt 821, Vestfold, Norway
- Died: 821, Norway
Another name for Gudrod was Guthfrith "The Proud" HALFDANSSON.
The Historia Norwegie names "Guthrodum Regem Venatorem" as son of "Halfdan Auri Prodigus Cibique Tenacissimus", recording that he was betrayed by his wife who bribed one of his squires to murder him.
The Ynglinga Saga names Gudröd "the Hunter" as son of Halfdan "the Mild". According to tradition his family came from Uppsala, establishing their rule over the district west of the Oslo fjord, also known as the Vik, with the title King of Vestfold. The Ynglinga Saga records that Gudröd "the Hunter" was killed when his younger son was one year old, by one of his wife's servants.
Gudrod married Alfhild ALFARINSDÓTTIR.
Gudrod also married Asa HARALDSDÓTTIR, daughter of Harald "The Red Beard" HERBRANDSSON King at Agder and Unknown, about 821 in Vestfold, Norway. (Asa HARALDSDÓTTIR was born about 794 in Holtum, Vestfold, Norway.)