The exploits of this Sigmundr and his elder sons Sinfiotli and Helgi form the subject of the earlier parts of V olsunga Saga, and Siegmund and Fitela (i.e.
It may be noticed that the Flatey Book narrative gives a somewhat different but much slighter account of Thorfinn's expedition, making both Thorvald Ericsson and Freydis undertake separate Vinland ventures - one before, the other after, Karlsefni's enterprise - Thorvald being killed on his (as in Red Eric Saga, but with divergent details), and Freydis on her committing atrocities upon her comrades, the Icelanders Helgi and Finnbogi, which are unnoticed in Red Eric. The latter, however, in its mention of the domestic broils which arose over the women of the colony in its third winter, points to something which may have been the germ of the highly elaborated Freydis story in Flatey.
Hrothgar and Halga correspond to Saxo's Hroar and Helgi, while Hrothwulf is the famous Rolvo or Hrolfr Kraki of Danish and Norse saga.
Of the Corpus Poeticum Boreale, and ascribed by the editors of that collection to one poet - " the Helgi Poet."
His return an indecisive battle was fought at Helgi A, and Anund returned to Sweden.