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Thursday, January 09, 2014

Raud the Strong`s Day

January 9th is a day of remembrance for Raud the Strong. Here's his story:

When Raud refused to give up Asatru (Icelandic  for "Æsir"), King Olaf tryggvason of Norway executed him by making him swallow a snake. His land and all his wealth was then confiscated.

Praise Raud the Strong by lifting a horn (or cup or glass) in his honor, and by doing something deliberate to spread the religion King Olaf tried so hard to stamp out. Alternatively, you might...

... I am so sorry, but this post has been moved to my new website, The Pagan Calendar, and can be found in its entirety here: Raud the Strong's Day

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