Norse - A king of Sweden. Ragnar had wooed the daughter of Eystein but failed to divorce Aslaug in favour of the princess, so Eystein invaded Denmark. His forces were helped by an enchanted cow which caused great slaughter and Agnar and Erik, Ragnar's sons, were killed. When their brothers and the pirate, Hastings, joined Ragnar's forces, Ivar killed the cow with his magic, Eystein was killed and the invasion repelled. In some references, referred to as Eystein.

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