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Lagertha (Legendary character)

LC control no.no2015156047
Descriptive conventionsrda
Personal name headingLagertha (Legendary character)
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Variant(s)Lathgertha (Legendary character)
Hlaðgerðr (Legendary character)
Hladgerd (Legendary character)
Ladgertha (Legendary character)
Ladgerda (Legendary character)
Lagertha Lothbrok (Legendary character)
Lothbrok, Lagertha (Legendary character)
Associated countryNorway
Birth date0795~
Profession or occupationQueens
Found inWikipedia, November 22, 2015 (Lagertha was, according to legend, a Viking shieldmaiden from what is now Norway, and the onetime wife of the famous Viking Ragnar Lothbrok. Her tale, as recorded by the chronicler Saxo in the 12th century, may be a reflection of tales about Thorgerd (Þorgerðr Hölgabrúðr), a Norse deity. Her name as recorded by Saxo, Lathgertha, is likely a Latinisation of the Old Norse Hlaðgerðr (Hladgerd). It is frequently rendered in English-language sources as "Lagertha", and has also been recorded as Ladgertha, Ladgerda or similar; Hilda Ellis Davidson deems it possible, as Nora K. Chadwick considered very probable, that Lagertha is identical with Thorgerd (Þorgerðr Hölgabrúðr), a goddess reflected in several stories; portrayals: Christen Pram's historical drama Lagertha (1789) is based on Saxo's account. The choreographer Vincenzo Galeotti based his ballet Lagertha (1801), the first ballet to feature a Nordic theme, on Pram's work. More recently, Lagertha is a principal character in the 2013 TV series Vikings, where she is portrayed as a shieldmaiden and the first wife of Ragnar Lodbrok)
Vikings wiki, November 22, 2015 (Lagertha; a powerful and well-known shield-maiden, continuing to fight alongside her former husband and fellow Viking fighters, before her great tragedy; Once the devoted wife of the Ragnar Lothbrok, with whom she shared a great love story, deep respect, admiration, and ambitions, Lagertha has since married another after they lost their second and unborn third child)
IMDb, November 22, 2015 (Lagertha (Character); from "Vikings" (2013); alternate name: Lagertha Lothbrok; the wife of Ragnar and a fierce shieldmaiden (woman who has chosen to fight as a warrior))
Geni website, November 22, 2015 (Lagertha. Norse, Old: Hlaðgerðr. Also Known As: "Hlaðgerðr", "Hladgerd", "Ladgerda", "Ladgertha", "Lathgertha", "Lathgertha Queen of Seeland". Birthdate: circa 795. Birthplace: Gaula, Sor-Trondelag, Norway. Death: (Date and location unknown). Immediate Family: Wife of Ragnar "Lodbrok" Sigurdsson. Mother of Ragnhild Ragnarsdottir; Fridleif Ragnarsson and N.N. Ragnarsdatter. Occupation: Viking shieldmaiden, Queen