Thorkel

Norse - A man in dispute with Glum. Father of Sigmund. The argument was about a piece of land which they both claimed. Thorkel sacrificed an ox to Frey to ensure a favourable outcome but it did little good - Glum killed Thorkel's son, Sigmund, and was forced to give up the land which, at least according to Glum, he had illegally acquired from Glum's estate. In some lore, occasionally called Thorkel, Thorkell, Thorkell, Thorhall, Thorkel, Thorkel, Thorkel, Thorkil, Thorkil, Thorkel, Thorkel or Thorkel.
Norse - Son of Geitir. In one version of the story of Bjarni, Helgi's father was killed by his brother-in-law, Geitir, and Bjarni killed Geitir to avenge his father's death. Thorkel then tried to exact vengeance on Bjarni but, after fighting and wounding each other, they became firm friends. In some versions, Thorstein takes the place of Thorkel and in others Geitir was not killed by Helgi but became his friend. Also known as Thorkel, Thorkell, Thorkell, Thorhall, Thorkel, Thorkel, Thorkel, Thorkil, Thorkil, Thorkel, Thorkel or Thorkel.
Norse - A Danish hero. He led a band of warriors to the underworld in search of treasure. Most of them were killed when they touched things or ate food in the underworld and few returned. Thorkel himself was so badly scarred as to be scarcely recognizable. Occasionally called Thorkel, Thorkell, Thorkell, Thorhall, Thorkel, Thorkel, Thorkel, Thorkil, Thorkil, Thorkel, Thorkel or Thorkel.

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