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Attundaland or the land of the eight hundreds is since 1296 a part of the province of Uppland. Its name refers to its role of providing 800 men and 32 ships for the leidang of the Swedish kings at Uppsala.

Snorri Sturluson relates that Sweden where was the seat of the Swedish kings at Uppsala, the Swedish Archbishopric and from which Uppsala Ųd had taken its name. All the Swedish lawmen were subordinate to the one of Tiundaland.

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Attundaland - Wikipedia, den fria encyklopedin (80 words)
Attundaland, ett av de uppländska folklanden, som namnet anger omfattande åtta hundare (senare kallade härader), nu i mellersta delen av Stockholms län: Bro, Färingsö, Sollentuna, Vallentuna, Seminghundra, Långhundra, Sjuhundra och Lyhundra.
Dessutom räknades Södra Roden till Attundaland, Folklandets namn antas ha en koppling till den förmedeltida ledungsorganisationen.
Attundaland var i likhet med de andra folklanden en egen lagsaga fram till 1296, då det sammanslogs med Tiundaland, Fjädrundaland och Roden till Upplands lagsaga.
Ingiald Ill-Ruler (1113 words)
The above mentioned Ingvar and his sons came, the king of Götaland, Algot came, king Sporsnjall of Närke and king Sigverk of Attundaland came too.
[2] Fjärdhundraland (also "Fjädrundaland"), Tiundaland and Attundaland were the three "Upplandish folklands".
There were in all 15 such "lands", or counties making up the country of the Sveas according to the "Florens record" from approx.
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