Dewhurst 1832:219. "in the year 1178, the magistrates of Bruges offered to Count Philip a sea monster or whale, which had been thrown, in consequence of a great tempest, on the coast of Ostend. the animal measured 42 feet in length.
Bernaert 1829:10; " le tête tenalent (dit-on) de celle du bec de l'aigle et de la figure d'une épée."
Fursund, Norrtalje, Stockholm, Sweden, Europe, North Atlantic Ocean
9 Sep 1879
Skeletons in Stockholm museum. j.c. moore file ;
Redman, N. (2013). Whales' bones of the Nordic Countries, Central and Eastern Europe - Denmark, and its associated territories the Faroe Islands and Greenland, Iceland - Norway including Svalbard and Jan Mayen, Sweden and Finland - Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Hungary, and Romania - Russian Federation west of the Urals, including Kaliningradskaya Oblast, Belarus, Ukraine, and Georgia - With a Foreword by Ingvar Svanberg. Teddington, England, Redman Publishing. p. 144-145; Japha 1908:163; Svanberg 2008:65