Gunnar Helmingr

Norse - A Norwegian who offended the king. He fled to Sweden to escape the wrath of King Olaf and went on an annual procession in which Frey blessed the land. Many abandoned the god in a blizzard but Gunnar stayed. In a fight with Frey, Gunnar prayed to the Christian god and Frey was defeated. He took Frey's place and was well received by the people. He married a priestess of Frey's temple and, reconciled with Olaf, returned to Norway. Also identified as Gunnar Helmingr.

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