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Óláf [Óláfr] Tryggvasonlocked

(d. 999)
  • Niels Lund

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Óláf [Óláfr] Tryggvason (d. 999), king of Norway, first appears in 994 when in the company of Swein Forkbeard (d. 1014) he failed to conquer London and afterwards raided Essex, Kent, Sussex, and Hampshire. His first appearance in England has often been dated to 991 and he has been made a participant in the famous battle of ...

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