Norse - Husband of Helva. Helva's father agreed that Esbern could marry his daughter only if he built a great church. He agreed and promised to give his eyes, heart and soul to the dwarf who undertook the work on his behalf. He would be freed of this penalty only if he could discover the name of the dwarf by the time the church was finished. Helva prayed to the gods and discovered that his name was Father Fine, so saving her lover's life. Occasionally called Esbern, Esbern Snare or Esbern Snare.

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