January (Snoowmoon) 9th
Day of Remembrance for Raud the Strong
Raud was a landowner in Norway who was put to death by (St.) Olaf Tryggvason for his loyalty to Asatru by having a snake forced down his throat. Rauds lands were then confiscated in the name of the king and his monks. Raise a horn in honor of Raud and all of his kinsmen who gave their lives, rather then submit to the forced love of a medieval Christian empire.
Olaf Tryggvason was King of Norway from 995 to… Continue