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The House of Munsö, also known as the Lothbrok Dynasty, is the ruling house of the Kingdom of Kattegat. The family was headed by Ragnar Lothbrok until his death, and then by his sons. Their symbol is the raven, a reference to their claimed ancestor, the god Odin.

In History

The House of Munsö is the earliest reliably attested royal dynasty of Sweden, ruling during the Viking Age. None of the names suggested for the dynasty are universally accepted. Even the name of the house is questionable. The supposed founder of the dynasty is Björn Ironside, who is often seen as a legendary, rather than historical, figure. Many of the kings of the Munsö dynasty can be found in 12th and 13th century Icelandic sagas.

Members

The House consists of: