Hakon the Old - Hakon who? by Magnus Magnusson

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Published by Largs & District Historical Society in (Largs) ((Kirkgate House, Manse Court, Largs)) .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Scotland -- Foreign relations -- Norway.,
  • Norway -- Foreign relations -- Scotland.,
  • Norway -- History -- 1030-1397.,
  • Scotland -- History -- 1057-1603.

Edition Notes

"The Hakon Hakonsson lecture, 1981 delivered at the Marine & Curlinghall Hotel, Largs, Monday, September 7, 1981".

Book details

StatementMagnus Magnusson.
ContributionsLargs & District Historical Society.
The Physical Object
Pagination27p. :
Number of Pages27
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19624372M

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He appeared in the animated series Gargoyles as the first major antagonist, being the enemy of the premodern portion of the gargoyles' story, having sacked Castle Wyvern and massacring the defenseless Wyvern Clan of most of its gargoyles as they slept in stone during the day.

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Pye fled the hollow to become a gadfather as soon as she could fly, and when Shadyk went off to war, Hakon was enraged and he followed, only to be killed by his own son. Hakon of Rogen's saga is a wonderful example of fine literature for kids my age (I'm 13).

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I highly suggest this book. Hakon was a great Politician in his time; and succeeded in many things before he lost Largs. Snorro's death by murder had happened about twenty years before Hakon's by broken heart. He is called Hakon the Old, though one finds his age was but fifty-nine, probably a longish life for a Norway King.

It is ADand Hakon Haraldsson has just wrested the High Seat of the North from his ruthless brother, Erik Bloodaxe. Now, he must fight to keep it. The land-hungry Danes are pressing from the south to test Hakon before he can solidify his rule. Håkon Sverresson was not married, and at his death no heirs were known.

He was therefore succeeded by his 4-year-old nephew Guttorm Sigurdsson. But after his death a woman, Inga of Varteig, whom Håkon had taken as a concubine for a time inappeared at the Birkebeiner court with an infant son who she claimed was Håkon's child had been born in present-day Østfold after the.

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Famous real-life people named Hakon. This was the name of seven kings of Norway. Hakon in song, story & screen. Oehlenschläger, after reading Snorre's ‘Heimskringla,’ during a stay in Halle inwrote ‘Hakon Jarl,’ his famous tragedy, in six weeks.

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Harold, several years previous to the birth of Hakon, had divided his realm among his sons by former wives and, except for a species of suzerainty over the whole, retained only the central portion of the country (Gulathingslagen) for himself. 1. HAKON Paulsson (before [ ]-Orkney [ ]).

Orkneyinga Saga names “Hakon” as son of “Earl Paul Thorfinnson” and his wife[ ]. It is extremely unlikely that Hakon was born before [ ], given the estimated birth date of his granddaughter Margaret (see below).

Norwegian: A male given name Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Quoth the stout king, 'And shall my gear, Helm, sword, and mail-coat, axe and spear, Be still at hand. 'Tis good to hold Fast by our trusty friends of old.' "Well was it seen that Hakon still Had saved the temples from all ill (1); For the whole council of the gods Welcomed the king to their abodes.

Entries with "Hákon" Håkon: /ˈhɔːkun/, X-SAMPA: /ˈhɔːkun/ Rhymes: un Origin & history From Old Norse e with Swedish Håkan. Proper noun A male given name. Related words Håkan: see also Hakan, hakan‎ Håkan (Swedish) Origin & history From Old Norse e with Norwegian Håkon.

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Haakon IV of Norway From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Haakon Haakonsson ( Decem ) (Norwegian Håkon Håkonsson, Old Norse Hákon Hákonarson), also called Haakon the Old, was king of Norway from to History [].

The Hakon belonged to its captain, Bjorn Birger, a renegade salvager who had left Earth when he was eighteen years old in pursuit of wealth and adventure. At some point, Rion Forge joined his crew, and for the first few years her time aboard the ship was everything Bjorn had promised when he recruited her.

They dodged in and out of war zones and commonly followed in the wake of. Haakon the Young Co-king of Norway Kong Håkon IV Håkonsson og Margarete Skulesdatter med deres sønn Håkon unge (bak foreldrene), fra et psalter eid av Margrete.

Hakon. Top Contributors: mblasini3. Last Edited: 3 May am. Page Tools. Edit (Classic) Edit (Beta) Flag; View History; Character Description: Something of a legend in varl culture. When.Hakon of Rogen's saga.

Boston, Houghton Mifflin, (OCoLC) Online version: Haugaard, Erik Christian. Hakon of Rogen's saga. Boston, Houghton Mifflin, (OCoLC) Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Erik Christian Haugaard; Leo Dillon; Diane Dillon.

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