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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 995 (son of Harald Grenske and Asta); died 31 Aug 1030, Stiklestad, Verdal, Nord-Trøndelag, Norway; was buried , Trondheim, Norway.

    Notes:

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

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

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

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Harald Grenske died Abt 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 — 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 995; died 31 Aug 1030, Stiklestad, Verdal, Nord-Trøndelag, Norway; was buried , Trondheim, Norway.


Generation: 3

  1. 6.  Gudbrand Kula of the Upplands

    Gudbrand — Ulfhilde. [Group Sheet]


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