Norse - King of Sweden. Father of Bodwild. When Volund and his two brothers were searching for their swan-maiden lovers, Nidud accused Volund of stealing gold, cut out the sinews of his legs and made him virtually a slave. When the king's two sons visited Volund, he killed them both and sent their heads, decorated with precious stones, to their father. He also seduced the king's daughter, Bodwild. Also commonly called Nidud, Nidhad, Nidhad, Nidudr, Nidudr, Nidung, Nidung, Nithad, Nithad, Nithud or Nithud.

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