St. Olaf , II, King of Norway



St. Olaf , II, King of Norway

      Sex: M

Individual Information
          Birth: Abt 995 1
    Christening: 
          Death: August 31, 1030 1
         Burial:  Trondheim 1
 Cause of Death: 
          AFN #: 
                 

Parents
         Father: Harald , King of Denmark
         Mother: Asta

Spouses and Children
1. *Astrid
       Marriage: February 1018 1
         Status: 
       Children:
                1. Ulfhilde (Wulfhide), of Norway

Notes
General:
Also called Olaf "the Stout" during his lifetime, 1st Christian King of
Norway, born cir 995 (posthumously), patron saint of Norway, with Aethelred
II fought Danes in England, tore down London Bridge (commemorated in nursery
rhyme), fought in western Europe, became sole ruler of Norway and forcibly
Christianized in habitants, slain during eclipse of 31 Aug 1030 at Stiklestad
fighting Knut (Canute), king of England and Denmark.

Sources


1 Ancestral Roots, Frederick Weis, (Seventh Edition 1992,1993 Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc. Baltimore, Maryland ISBN 0-8063-1207-6). 207.

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