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 Norway
In 961 Haakon was killed in combat with Danish invaders led by the sons of Eric Bloodaxe, and the ensuing years were turbulent until the arrival in 995 of Olaf (I) Tryggvesson, grandson of one of the murdered half-brothers of Eric.
Haakon VI died in 1380 and Margaret, his wife, and daughter of Waldemar IV of Denmark, acted as regent in both countries, even after her son Olaf's death in 1387.
Norway suffered considerably in the constant wars between Sweden and Denmark (the former having seceded from the union in the early 16th century), losing the provinces of Härjedalen and Jämtland in 1645 and Bohuslän in 1658.
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 Olav IV of Norway - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Olaf IV Haakonsson, (1370 - August 23, 1387), King of Norway and Denmark, son of Haakon VI of Norway and Margaret of Denmark.
Haakon was son of King Magnus II of Sweden and Margaret daughter of King Waldemar Atterdag of Denmark.
Following his premature death in 1387, his mother Margaret was able to unite the three Scandinavian kingdoms in personal union under one crown, by the Kalmar Union in 1389.
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 Ancestors and Family of Håkon VI Magnusson of Norway   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
HAAKON MAGNUSSON THE YOUNGER, Norwegian HÅKON MAGNUSSON DEN YNGRE, king of Norway (1355-80) whose marriage to Margaret, daughter of the Danish king Valdemar IV, in 1363 paved the way for the eventual union (1397) of the three major Scandinavian nations--Denmark, Norway, and Sweden--the Kalmar Union.
Haakon was deeply embroiled throughout his reign in political conflicts with Sweden, Denmark, and the cities of the north German trading confederation, the Hanseatic League.
Haakon again assisted Magnus against the rebellious Swedish nobles in 1364, but the two kings were defeated, and Haakon retreated while his father was taken prisoner.
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 World Homes Network - Norway
In 961 Haakon was killed in combat with Danish invaders led by the sons of Eric Bloodaxe, and the ensuing years were turbulent until the arrival in 995 of Olaf (I) Tryggvesson, grandson of one of the murdered half -brothers of Eric.
Norway was made a province of Denmark (1536), forced to accept Christian III as king (ruled 1535-59), and compelled to adopt the Lutheran faith.
Norway suffered considerably in the constant wars between Sweden and Denmark (the former having seceded from the union in the early 16th century), losing the provinces of Hä rjedalen and Jämtland in 1645 and Bohuslän in 1658.
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 Norway
Haakon IV (1204-1263) King of Norway from 1217, the son of Haakon III.
Claimed to be son of Magnus III Barefoot; appeared in Norway (1128); at death of Sigurd I (1130), chosen by one faction as king opposed to Magnus IV; civil war (1134-35); captured and blinded Magnus (1135); slain by pretender Sigurd Slembi.
Daughter of King Erik II of Norway and granddaughter of Alexander III of Scotland and Margaret; affianced to Prince Edward, son of Edward I of England (1287); died in Orkneys en route to England.
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 1380 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
September 16 - Charles V of France dies and is succeeded by his son Charles VI.
Haakon VI of Norway dies and is succeeded by his son Olaf III of Denmark as Olaf IV of Norway.
Iceland, as a part of Norway passes under the Danish crown.
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 Haakon VI of Norway - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
1340-1380), King of Norway, co-king of Sweden 1362-64, son of King Magnus Eriksson of Sweden and Norway and Blanche of Namur.
In 1343 he succeeded his father to the Norwegian throne, who would still rule during his minority, until 1355 when he reached majority as sovereign of Norway.
In 1380 King Haakon died and was succeeded by his own son Olav IV Haakonsson who was also King of Denmark.
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 AllRefer.com - Margaret I (Scandinavian History, Biography) - Encyclopedia
Margaret I 1353–1412, queen of Denmark, Norway, and Sweden, daughter of Waldemar IV of Denmark.
She was married (1363) to King Haakon VI of Norway, son of Magnus VII of Norway and Sweden.
Norway and Sweden resented her appointment of Danes to office.
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 Haakon VI of Norway - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
1340-1380), King of Norway, son of King Magnus Eriksson of Sweden and Norway and Blanche of Namur.
In 1370 they had the son Olav who would succeed his grandfather to the Danish throne in 1376.
In 1380 King Haakon died and was succeded by his own son Olav IV Haakonsson who was also King of Denmark.
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 Olaf IV of Norway
Olaf inherited the Danish throne through his mother and reigned as king of Denmark (1376-1387) as Oluf III and the Norwegian throne from his father and reigned in Norway (1380-1387) as Olav IV.
Following his premature death in 1387 his mother Margaren, was by the Kalmar Union in 1389, able to unite, in personal union, the three Scandinavian kingdoms under one crown.
The text of this article is licensed under the GFDL.
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 Norway Heads
At the age of ten, in 1363, Margrethe was married to King Håkon VI of Norway, son of Magnus II of Sweden and Norway.
Their son Olaf, born in 1370, was elected King Olaf II of Denmark in 1375 at the death of Margrethe's father, with her as regent.
She remained in Skåne until her death in 1605, but already in 1582 she had given Giske and all her other estates in Norway to the king, and was richly compensated - among other with all the income of the estate of the Convent of Børringe in her own lifetime.
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 Norway Travel   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Norway is a long, narrow country on the northwestern edge of the European continent.
Norway's merchant fleet, one of the largest in the world, is also an important source of income for the country.
Margaret, the wife of King Haakon VI of Norway, was also the daughter of the king of Denmark.
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 MARGARET (MAID OF NORWAY) - LoveToKnow Article on MARGARET (MAID OF NORWAY)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Canmore king of Scotland, was the daughter of the English prince Edward, son of Edmund Ironside, and sister of Edgar vEtheling, and was probably born in Hungary.
MARGARET (1353-1412), queen of Denmark, Norway and Sweden, the daughter of Valdemar IV.
The offices of high constable and earl marshal were left vacant; the Danehofer or national as-jemblies fell into desuetude, and the great queen, an ideal despot, ruled through her court officials acting as superior clerks.
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 Union with Denmark and Sweden (from Norway) --  Britannica Student Encyclopedia
In 1380 Olaf, the son of Haakon VI of Norway and Margaret of Denmark, became king of both Norway and Denmark, a union that lasted for more than 400 years.
Norway lies to the west and Finland to the northeast, and a long coastline extends along the Gulf of Bothnia and the Baltic Sea on the east.
From Haakon I to Haakon V they were all descendants of Harald the Fairhair, the first king of Norway (see Norway).
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 People   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Haakon, the son of Magnus II, King of Sweden and Norway, was born in 1338.
Haakon became sole King of Norway in 1355, five years after the country had been devastated by the Black Death which killed thousands of people.
Haakon was named joint king of Sweden in 1362 and ruled with his father for about two years before they were overthrown by Albrecht of Mecklenburg.
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 The world's top norway websites   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The nearby island territories of Svalbard and Jan Mayen are under Norwegian sovereignty and are considered by Norway as part of the kingdom, while Bouvet Island in the South Atlantic Ocean and Peter I Island in the South Pacific Ocean are Norwegian dependencies and not considered part of the kingdom.
Norway was one of the signers of the North Atlantic Treaty in 1949 and was a founding member of the United Nations.
Norway has twice voted against joining the European Union (in 1972 and 1994), but is associated with it via the European Economic Area.
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 The Man who would be King
Elected King of Norway in Hamar 25 of October and crowned in the Cathedral of Trondheim on 20 of November 1449.
Heir to the Danish throne in 1455, heir to the Swedish and Norwegian thrones in 1458.
King of Sweden and Norway upon the death of Carl II on 5 of February 1818.
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 Denmark - History - Biographies   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Margrete I, 1353-1412, ruler of Denmark, Norway and Sweden, daughter of the Danish King Valdemar (IV) Atterdag.
At the age of six she was engaged to King Håkon VI of Norway; the marriage was contracted in 1363.
In 1397 Denmark, Norway and Sweden formed the Kalmar Union and Erik VII of Pomerania, the grandson of Margrete's sister, then aged 15, became King of the Union.
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 Encyclopedia: Haakon VI of Norway   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Sigillum ad causas for Magnus II of Sweden Magnus II Ericson, Magnus VII of Norway, (1316 - 1377), King of Sweden, Norway and Terra Scania, son of Duke Eric and Ingeborg, daughter of Hakon V of Norway.
Seal of Margaret I of Denmark 1381 and 1403 Margaret I Queen of Denmark and Norway, Regent of Sweden (1353 – October 28, 1412) was born in Vordingborg Castle, the daughter of Valdemar IV of Denmark and Helvig of Sonderjylland.
This article is a list of rulers of Norway up until the present, including: The Norwegian kingdom (with the Faroe Islands) The Union with Iceland and Greenland (1262-1814) The Norwegian kingdom (with Iceland, Greenland and the Faroe Islands 1262-1814) The Union of Sweden and Norway (1319-1343) The...
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 Union with Denmark and Sweden (from Norway) --  Britannica Student Encyclopedia
In 1319 the death of Haakon V Magnusson ended the Norwegian royal line, and the throne went first to the Swedish and then to the Danish royal families.
A constitutional monarchy of northern Europe, Norway occupies the western part of the Scandinavian Peninsula, with coastlines on the Skagerrak, the North Sea, the Norwegian Sea, and the Arctic Ocean.
Norway is bounded on the north by the Arctic Ocean, on the west by the North Sea, on the south by the Skagerrak Straits, and on the east by Sweden, Finland, and Russia.
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 Articles - Margaret I of Denmark   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Margaret I Queen of Denmark and Norway, Regent of Sweden (1353 – October 28, 1412) was born in Vordingborg Castle, the daughter of Valdemar IV of Denmark and Helvig of Sonderjylland.
She married, at the age of ten, King Haakon VI of Norway, who was the younger and only surviving son to Magnus VII of Norway, Magnus II of Sweden.
Her first act after her father's death in (1375) was to procure the election of her infant son Olaf as king of Denmark, despite the claims of the husband of her elder sister and her son (the husband was duke Henry of Mecklenburg).
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 Haakon VI of Norway -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Haakon VI of Norway -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article
In 1370 they had the son (Click link for more info and facts about Olav) Olav who would succeed his grandfather to the Danish throne in 1376.
In 1380 King Haakon died and was succeded by his own son (Click link for more info and facts about Olav IV Haakonsson) Olav IV Haakonsson who was also (Click link for more info and facts about King of Denmark) King of Denmark.
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 Haakon VII --  Encyclopædia Britannica
Haakon was deeply embroiled throughout his reign in political conflicts with Sweden, Denmark, and the cities of the north German trading...
The glaciated uplands of Albert I Land and Haakon VII Land, together with offshore islands,...
When King Haakon VII of Norway died in 1957, he was succeeded on the throne by his only child, Olaf Alexander Edward Christian Frederik, who took the name Olaf V. The new king was a grandson of England's King Edward VII and a great-grandson of Queen Victoria.
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 Royalty.nu - Norwegian Royalty, Kings and Queens of Norway
Norway's first king, Harald I -- also known as Harald Fairhair -- was born in the ninth century.
In 1397, Denmark, Norway, and Sweden formed the Kalmar Union under Margaret I, a Danish princess who had married King Magnus's son Haakon VI.
King Haakon died in 1957 and was succeeded by his son Olaf V. King Olaf died in 1991; the present king is his son Harald V. Norway is a constitutional monarchy; the king has little real power.
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 The Sinclair Lineage
The autonomous maritime principality known as the Jarldom of Orkney, and the Earldom of Caithness, are the most ancient in geographical Britain.
This occurred in 1379 when King Haakon VI of Norway granted the Orcadian Earldom to William's son, Henry Sinclair.
Prince Henry, as he became known, was also the premier ‘jarl’ of Norway by virtue of his descent from the House of Moere.
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 Not any day in Norway, National day by Norwegian fjords.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
In not more than one year two-third of the population in Norway had died, including most of the royal family, the intelligentsia and the nobles.
King Haakon VI was son the Norwegian King Haakon V daughter Ingeborg and the Swedish King Magnus Eriksson, and the rightful heir to the Norwegian throne.
Map of Norway, maps of Hordaland County and it's fjords including the Hardanger fjord.
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 Håkon VI Magnusson 1355-1380   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
åkon VI Magnusson was a younger son of Magnus Eriksson and Queen Blanca of Namur, Belgium.
He succeeded as king in Norway when he came of age in 1355.
The Hanseatic League was able to strengthen its monopoly of the purchase and export of dried fish in Bergen and managed to outdo many Norwegian merchants in their trade with the farmers in southeastern Norway.
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 MARGARET OF AUSTRIA (DUCHESS OFSAVOY) - LoveToKnow Article on MARGARET OF AUSTRIA (DUCHESS OFSAVOY)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
As the courageous champion of the rights of her son am er husband, Margaret must command a certain sympathy, lut she was politically unwise, and injured their cause by her adiness to purchase foreign help at the price of English nterests.
Her fierce partisanship mbittered her enemies, and the Yorkists did not hesitate to liege that her son was a bastard.
This, like the scandal oncerning Margaret and Suffolk, is baseless; the tradition, owever, continued and found expression in the Mirror for lagistrates and in Drayton's Heroical Epistles, as well as in jhakespeare's Henry VI.
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