“He’s only the direct paternal ancestor of the Kings of Denmark and England, no big deal. Let’s make him an afterthought,” they added.
While even the real-life Sigurd is coated in mystery and myth, his importance cannot be underplayed.
He became the basis for many works of arts, including Richard Wagner’s Opera titles Siegfried, the Germanic name for Sigurd.
And while it is a shame that the show didn’t give it the spotlight he deserved, he is still remembered very fondly by many Vikings fans.
Vikings season 6, part 2 is available to stream on Amazon Prime Video.