Vikings recap: What happened to Siggy Haraldson?
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Jessalyn Gilsig starred in Vikings seasons one, two and three as Siggy Haraldson. What happened to Siggy? Express.co.uk has everything you need to know.
What happened to Siggy Haraldson?
Siggy Haraldson was the wife of Viking chieftain, Earl Haraldson (played by Gabriel Byrne).
She is also the mother of Thyri (Elinor Crawley) and their two late sons.
Siggy ruled alongside her husband and gained the trust of many, however, she would often change her loyalties so ensure her survival.
Siggy was madly in love with her husband and was devastated following his death in at the hands of Ragnar Lothbork (Travis Fimmel) in season one.
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Earl was Viking Ragnar Lothbrok’s enemy for years and sadly, in the end, Ragnar was able to defeat and kill Earl and seize the throne of Kattegat.
To stay safe, Siggy sided with her husband killer to protect her daughter.
She then killed her daughter’s husband, fellow Earl, Bjarni (Trevor Cooper), from Svealand, which was the result of an arranged marriage.
Following her husband’s funeral, Siggy and her daughter tried to leave Kattegat when Rollo (Clive Standen) stopped them in their tracks.
Siggy assumed Rollo had come to kill them on orders from Ragnar but instead, Rollo explained Ragnar holds no grudges against them and allows them to stay in Kattegat.
However, Rollo has his own plans and forced Siggy to marry him, in exchange for protection of herself and her daughter.
Siggy also became the servant to Ragnar and Lagertha’s family, much to Bjorn Ironside dislike.
Sadly, Siggy, Thyri, Gyda and Athelstan (George Blagden) are hit by the plague when it breaks out in Kattegat.
Siggy and Athelstan survived the outbreak, but her daughter Thyri and Ragnar’s daughter Gyda perished.
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In season two of Vikings, Siggy visited Ragnar’s ally King Horik (Donal Logue) to share information about Ragnar with him, they later slept together.
At the end of the season, she also sleeps with Horik’s son, Erlendur (Edvin Endre).
In season three of Vikings, Siggy became more involved in the upbringing of Aslaug and Ragnar’s sons, after Aslaug (Alyssa Sutherland) was left alone to raise them while Ragnar fought in England.
Towards the end of season three, Ragnar’s sons raced off onto a frozen lake, causing the ice to crack.
The boys fell into the water and Siggy immediately jumped in to rescue them.
Harbard helped to pull the young boys from Siggy’s arms but Siggy did not fight to escape the lake.
As she struggled in the water, Siggy had a vision of her deceased daughter Thyri and she chose to let go of Harbard’s (Kevin Durand) grip.
The last viewers saw Siggy was watching her as she drifted into the icy water, rejoining her husband in Valhalla.
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