Osmundus (Osmund, Asmund, Emund) was a clergyman favoured by Emund the Old, the king of Sweden in the mid-11th century.
King Emund appointed Osmundus as archbishop of the Swedish church in Skara, probably to make Sweden independent from Adalbert of Hamburg, the Archbishop of Hamburg-Bremen. Eventually, Emund the Old and Osmundus had to give in and the Swedish church was once again subjected to the Hamburg-Bremen.
Osmundus was succeeded by Adalvard the Elder.
- Tegnér, Göran (1995), "Osmund", Vikingatidens ABC, Swedish Museum of National Antiquities, ISBN 9171929843
This article contains content from the Owl Edition of Nordisk familjebok, a Swedish encyclopedia published between 1904 and 1926, now in the public domain.