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Olaf II (St. Olaf) Haraldsson, King of Norway

Male 995 - 1030  (35 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Olaf II (St. Olaf) Haraldsson, King of Norway was born in 995 (son of Harald Grenske and Asta); died on 31 Aug 1030 in Stiklestad, Verdal, Nord-Trøndelag, Norway; was buried in Trondheim, Norway.

    Notes:

    Killed at the Battle of Stiklestad during an eclipse. Called Olaf "the Stout" during his lifetime. Patron saint of Norway.

    Olaf married Astrid Olafsdotter. Astrid (daughter of Olof Skötkonung, King of Sweden and Ethla of Wendland) died in 1035. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. Úfhildr Ólafsdóttir was born in 1020 in Sarpsborg, Østfold, Norway; died on 24 May 1070.

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Harald Grenske died about 995.

    Notes:

    Called "the Grenlander" but not from Greenland. Supposedly murdered by foster sister Sigrid Storrada. "Recent scholarship has questioned the historicity of Harald." [Wikipedia]

    Todd A. Farmerie, 26 Apr 2016, post to soc.genealogy.medieval:

    In Norway, probably no earlier than the father of St. Olaf (these genealogies appear to have been reworked to make the warlords who succeeded to Norway be descendants of Harald Fairhair).

    Harald married Asta. [Group Sheet]


  2. 3.  Asta (daughter of Gudbrand Kula of the Upplands and Ulfhilde).
    Children:
    1. 1. Olaf II (St. Olaf) Haraldsson, King of Norway was born in 995; died on 31 Aug 1030 in Stiklestad, Verdal, Nord-Trøndelag, Norway; was buried in Trondheim, Norway.


Generation: 3

  1. 6.  Gudbrand Kula of the Upplands

    Gudbrand married Ulfhilde. [Group Sheet]


  2. 7.  Ulfhilde
    Children:
    1. 3. Asta