The Bregninge Stone on Fyn
   

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BREGNINGE F

the runestone on Fyn

General Info
Map of Runes
The Runes
FALSTER
Sønder_Kirkeby
FYN
Bregninge F
Glavendrup
Faaborg
Nørre Nærå
Rønninge
LOLLAND
Brenninge L
Skovlænge
Sædinge
Tillitse
Tirsted
Tågerup
ZEALAND
Alsted
Eggeslevmagle
Fjenneslev
Flemløse 1
Flemløse 2
Gørlev 1
Gørlev 2
Kallerup
Sandby 2 (+1)
Sandby 3
Sønderby

The stone was first mentioned in a treatise from 1701 of Bircherod. The stone disappeared in 1823, but was recovered in 1875 by Henry Petersen foundation in the Juel family's burial chapel that was built for the church. The stone was removed and placed inside Bregninge Church, later in the porch.
It is a typical Roman tombstone

Found: Bregninge kirke Kirkebakken 2, Tåsinge, 5700 Svendborg
Present location: Bregninge kirke Kirkebakken 2, Tåsinge, 5700 Svendborg

The stone is Granite and 132 centimetres long, 46-53,5 centimetres wide and 30-34 centimetres high. It was made around 1200 to 1250.

The inscription: "Swen Sazær sun liggær hæunde. Hælge Diakæn ristæ mæk, mæstær Bo giorþæ mæk."
Translated: Sveinn Sassurr's son lies hereunder. Deacon Helgi carved me, master Boi made me.