Loftur Sæmundsson

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Loftur Sæmundsson (died 1163 ) was a chieftain of Oddi at Rangárvellir in the south part of Iceland. He was a member of the Oddaverjar family clan and was the son of Sæmundur fróði who had established a school at Oddi. He was married to Tora Magnusdatter (Þóra Magnúsdóttir), daughter of king Magnus III of Norway (Magnus Berrføtt). Loftur was the father of Jón Loftsson (Jon Loptsson) who adopted Snorri Sturluson.[1][2][3][4]


  1. ^ Ættartölur, Sturlunga saga, 1, Oddaverjar.
  2. ^ "Oddi á Rangárvöllum". Retrieved June 1, 2017.
  3. ^ Per Norseng. "Jon Loptsson". Store norske leksikon. Retrieved June 1, 2017.
  4. ^ Randi Wærdahl. "Snorre Sturlason". Norsk biografisk leksikon. Retrieved June 1, 2017.