Óláfr of Sigtryggsson, King of Dublin (c.1000 - c.1034) MP

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Nicknames: "Olaf of Ireland"
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Death: Died in Enroute To Rome
Occupation: King of Dublin, King Of Dublin
Managed by: Scott David Hibbard
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About Óláfr of Sigtryggsson, King of Dublin

Amlaíb mac Sitric, rí Gall1,2,3

b. circa 1010, d. 1034

Father Sitric mac Amlaíb, rí Gall4,2 b. before 981

Mother Slani ingen Briain Dál gCais4,3,2 b. after 995

    Also called Óláfr Old Norse.5 Amlaíb mac Sitric, rí Gall was born circa 1010. He was the son of Sitric mac Amlaíb, rí Gall and Slani ingen Briain Dál gCais.4,2,3 Chronicon Scotorum 1029: "Amlaíb son of Sitric was captured by Mathgamain ua Riacáin, king of southern Brega, and left twelve hundred cows and six score Welsh horses and three score unga of gold and the sword of Carlus as ransom and a mark for the man that captured him."6 Annals of the Loch Cé 1029: "Amhlaibh, son of Sitric, king of the Foreigners, was taken prisoner by Mathghamhain Ua Riagain, king of Bregha, until he Amhlaibh gave twelve hundred cows, and six score British horses, and three score ounces of gold, and the sword of Carlus, and the hostages of the Gaeidhel, both of Laighen and Leth-Chuinn; and three scores ounces of white silver, as his fetter ounce. / Amhlaib mac Sitrec, rí Gall, do erghabháil do Mathghamhain .H. Riagháin, rí Breagh, go b-fhargaibh dha ced dhég bo, & .ui. xx. eoch m-bretnach, & tri xx uinge do ór, & cloidhem Carlusa, & aitire Gaoidel edir Laighnib & Leth Cuinn, & tri fichit uincce d' airged ghil ina h-uinge gheimhlidhe."7 Annals of Ulster 1029: "Amlaíb son of Sitriuc, king of the foreigners, was held prisoner by Mathgamain ua Riacáin, king of Brega, and as his ransom he gave up 1,200 cows and six score Welsh horses and sixty ounces of gold and the sword of Carlus and Irish pledges both of Laigin and Conn's Half, and sixty ounces of pure silver; and four score cows was the portion of the award and the bequest, with four pledges, to ua Riacáin himself for peace, and full compensation for the release of one of the three pledges. / Amhlaim m. Sitriuc, ri Gall, do erghabhail do Mathgamain H. Riagain, ri Bregh, co fargaibh da .c. dec bo & .ui. xx. ech m-Bretnach & tri .xx. unga do or & cloidim Carlusa & aitire Gaidel eter Laigniu & Leth Cuind, & tri .xx. unga do argut gil ina ungai geimlech, cona cethri fichid bo cuid focall & impidhe & cethri oeitire d'O Riagain fein fri sith, & lan-logh braghad in treas oeiteire."8 Royal Heir of Dublin.2 Amlaíb mac Sitric, rí Gall married Máelcorcre Ó Toole, daughter of rí Laigin Dúnlang mac Tuathail Uí Muiredaig and unknown (?), before 1031.1 Chronicon Scotorum 1034: "Amlaíb son of Sitric was killed by the Saxons on his way to Rome."9 Amlaíb mac Sitric, rí Gall died in 1034. Killed by the "Saxons" while enroute to Rome on pilgrimage.1,2,3,10 Annals of Ulster 1034: "Amlaíb son of Sitriuc was killed by the Saxons on his way to Rome. / Amlaim m. Sitriuc do marbad do Saxanaibh oc dul do Roim."10 Annals of the Loch Cé 1034: "Amhlaibh, son of Sitric, was slain by Saxons, in going to Rome. / Amhlaib mac Sítrec do marbadh do t-Saxanachaib, ag dul do Róimh."11

Family

Máelcorcre Ó Toole b. before 1014

Child

Radnaillt of Dublin+ b. c 10311,12

Citations

[S206] With additions and corrections by Walter Lee Sheppard, Jr. and assisted by David Faris Frederick Lewis Weis, Weis: AR 7th ed., 239-3.

[S483] Stewart Baldwin, Llywelyn ap Iorwerth's ancestors in "Baldwin-Llywelyn," listserve message Dec 1998.

[S486] Peniarth MS. 17, mid-13th Century unknown repository.

[S206] With additions and corrections by Walter Lee Sheppard, Jr. and assisted by David Faris Frederick Lewis Weis, Weis: AR 7th ed., 239-2.

[S483] Stewart Baldwin, Llywelyn ap Iorwerth's ancestors in "Baldwin-Llywelyn," listserve message Dec 1998, Old Norse forms are based on twelfth and thirteenth century Icelandic sources..

[S333] W. Hennessy, Chronicon Scotorum, Annal CS1029.

[S1384] [unknown], ALC, LC1029.6.

[S897] [unknown], AU, U1029.6.

[S333] W. Hennessy, Chronicon Scotorum, Annal CS1034.

[S897] [unknown], AU, U1034.2.

[S1384] [unknown], ALC, LC1034.2.

[S483] Stewart Baldwin, Llywelyn ap Iorwerth's ancestors in "Baldwin-Llywelyn," listserve message Dec 1998, "Although reservations have sometimes been expressed regarding this information, enough of the data from the pedigrees of Radnaillt are verified in Irish sources that I am inclined to regard the information as genuine.".

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  1. ID: I18719
  2. Name: OLAF Sihtricson King Of Dublin
  3. Given Name: OLAF Sihtricson
  4. Surname: King Of Dublin
  5. Sex: M
  6. Birth: 994-1000 in Dublin, Ireland
  7. Death: 1034-1091 in Route to Rome on a pilgrimage
  8. Change Date: 21 Sep 2005 at 15:23

Sometime in the 10th century, Olaf Sihtricson, the Danish king of Dublin and Northumbria, and known in sagas as Olaf the Red, was born (d. c. 981).

Olaf Sihtricson, known in sagas as Olaf the Red (died c. 981), Danish King of Northumbria (940-944, 949-952) and King of Dublin (944-949, 952-980)

Father: SIHTRIC "Silken Beard" Olafsson King Of Dublin b: 964 in Dublin, Ireland

Mother: SLANI of Ireland b: 983 in of Munster, Ireland

Marriage 1 Maelcorcre of Leinster Dlnlaing O'muiredaig b: Abt 1000 in Leinster, Ireland

   * Married:
   * Change Date: 21 Sep 2005

Children

  1. Has Children Ragnhildir (Ranult) ingen Olaf Of Dublin b: Abt 1030

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Also called Óláfr Old Norse.5 Amlaíb mac Sitric, rí Gall was born circa 1010. He was the son of Sitric mac Amlaíb, rí Gall and Slani ingen Briain Dál gCais.4,2,3 Chronicon Scotorum 1029: "Amlaíb son of Sitric was captured by Mathgamain ua Riacáin, king of southern Brega, and left twelve hundred cows and six score Welsh horses and three score unga of gold and the sword of Carlus as ransom and a mark for the man that captured him."6 Annals of the Loch Cé 1029: "Amhlaibh, son of Sitric, king of the Foreigners, was taken prisoner by Mathghamhain Ua Riagain, king of Bregha, until he Amhlaibh gave twelve hundred cows, and six score British horses, and three score ounces of gold, and the sword of Carlus, and the hostages of the Gaeidhel, both of Laighen and Leth-Chuinn; and three scores ounces of white silver, as his fetter ounce. / Amhlaib mac Sitrec, rí Gall, do erghabháil do Mathghamhain .H. Riagháin, rí Breagh, go b-fhargaibh dha ced dhég bo, & .ui. xx. eoch m-bretnach, & tri xx uinge do ór, & cloidhem Carlusa, & aitire Gaoidel edir Laighnib & Leth Cuinn, & tri fichit uincce d' airged ghil ina h-uinge gheimhlidhe."7 Annals of Ulster 1029: "Amlaíb son of Sitriuc, king of the foreigners, was held prisoner by Mathgamain ua Riacáin, king of Brega, and as his ransom he gave up 1,200 cows and six score Welsh horses and sixty ounces of gold and the sword of Carlus and Irish pledges both of Laigin and Conn's Half, and sixty ounces of pure silver; and four score cows was the portion of the award and the bequest, with four pledges, to ua Riacáin himself for peace, and full compensation for the release of one of the three pledges. / Amhlaim m. Sitriuc, ri Gall, do erghabhail do Mathgamain H. Riagain, ri Bregh, co fargaibh da .c. dec bo & .ui. xx. ech m-Bretnach & tri .xx. unga do or & cloidim Carlusa & aitire Gaidel eter Laigniu & Leth Cuind, & tri .xx. unga do argut gil ina ungai geimlech, cona cethri fichid bo cuid focall & impidhe & cethri oeitire d'O Riagain fein fri sith, & lan-logh braghad in treas oeiteire."8 Royal Heir of Dublin.2 Amlaíb mac Sitric, rí Gall married Máelcorcre Ó Toole, daughter of rí Laigin Dúnlang mac Tuathail Uí Muiredaig and unknown (?), before 1031.1 Chronicon Scotorum 1034: "Amlaíb son of Sitric was killed by the Saxons on his way to Rome."9 Amlaíb mac Sitric, rí Gall died in 1034. Killed by the "Saxons" while enroute to Rome on pilgrimage.1,2,3,10 Annals of Ulster 1034: "Amlaíb son of Sitriuc was killed by the Saxons on his way to Rome. / Amlaim m. Sitriuc do marbad do Saxanaibh oc dul do Roim."10 Annals of the Loch Cé 1034: "Amhlaibh, son of Sitric, was slain by Saxons, in going to Rome. / Amhlaib mac Sítrec do marbadh do t-Saxanachaib, ag dul do Róimh."11

Family

Máelcorcre Ó Toole b. before 1014

Child

   * Radnaillt of Dublin+ b. c 10311,12

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Óláfr of Sigtryggsson, King of Dublin's Timeline

1000
1000
Dublin, Ireland
1015
1015
Age 15
1025
1025
Age 25
Dublin, Leinster, Dublin, Ireland
1031
1031
Age 31
Dublin, Fingal, Ireland
1034
1034
Age 34
Enroute To Rome

Died on a pilgrimage to Rome.

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Dublin, Ireland