The Story of Howard the Halt

The Story of Howard the Halt This is a Norse tale of Howard the Halt or Howard the Lame It tells of a man named Thorbiorn who had the priesthood over Icefirth A mighty chief but the most unjust of men Throughout Icefirth all sp

  • Title: The Story of Howard the Halt
  • Author: Anonymous William Morris Eiríkr Magnússon
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  • Page: 381
  • Format: ebook
  • This is a Norse tale of Howard the Halt, or Howard the Lame It tells of a man named Thorbiorn who had the priesthood over Icefirth A mighty chief, but the most unjust of men Throughout Icefirth all spoke ill of him He would take maidens, handfast them awhile before sending them home From others he took their goods and chattels or their lands He had taken a young highThis is a Norse tale of Howard the Halt, or Howard the Lame It tells of a man named Thorbiorn who had the priesthood over Icefirth A mighty chief, but the most unjust of men Throughout Icefirth all spoke ill of him He would take maidens, handfast them awhile before sending them home From others he took their goods and chattels or their lands He had taken a young high born woman, Sigrid, as his housekeeper And then there is our hero Howard He too was of great kin, but now in the Autumn of his life In his earlier days he had been a great Viking and the best of champions In one of his bouts he was badly wounded and incurred a knee injury Ever after he was halt, hence his name Howard s wife was Biargey, a stirring woman of good kin They had one son, Olaf, a most resolute young man Great of growth, and goodly of aspect Olaf was keen on Sigrid as was she on him One of Thorbiorn s henchmen, Vakr, was also keen on Sigrid, but she rejected his advances Thorbiorn, Vakr and his other men ambushed and killed Olaf So disastrous was the news to Howard that it is said he took to bed for a year Biargey convinced him to rise and seek retribution at the Thing All he received from Thorbiorn was scorn But other attendees were so revolted at Thorbiorn s judgement that, to Thorbiorn s chagrin, they agreed to pay Howard s compensation But this is not where our story ends On the contrary, it is merely the beginning of Howard and Biargey s search for justice So pick up this ancient Norse tale, a story of the eternal search for love and justice amidst a world full of jealousy, spite and injustice But know this, in the end justice and right will always prevail and in the case of Howard justice is dealt out in the Viking way 33% of the publisher s profit from the sale of this book will be donated to charity.

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