Harald "Ungi" / 'The Young' Eriksson (1156 - 1198)

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Death: Died in Battle-of-Wick
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About Harald "Ungi" / 'The Young' Eriksson

INGIGERD. Orkneyinga Saga records the marriage of “Earl Rognvald…his daughter Ingerid” and “Eirik Stay-Brails”[917].

 

m (Sutherland Spring 1156) ERIK Slagbrellir, son of ERIL Streita & his wife Audhild [daughter of Thorliot].

Erik & his wife had [seven] children: (Cawley's Medlands)

(1) HARALD Eriksson "Ungi" ([1156]-killed in battle Wick 1198). Orkneyinga Saga names (in order) “Harald the Young, Magnus Mangi and Rognvald” as the three sons of “Eirik Stay-Brails”, adding that King Magnus Erlingsson gave Harald the title Jarl[918]. Invested with his grandfather's ½ of Orkney by Magnus V Erlingsson King of Norway, although he did not press this claim against Jarl Kali-Ragnvald. He obtained a grant of his grandfather's half of Caithness from William "the Lion" King of Scotland[919]. He asserted his claim to Orkney after this was regranted to him by [Sverre] King of Norway. Jarl Harald Maddadson rejected his claim and defeated him at the battle of Wick in 1198. (Cawley's Medlands)

(2) MAGNUS Mangi (-killed in battle near Fimreite on Sognefjord 15 Jun 1184).

(3) ROGNVALD.

(4) INGEBIORG.

(5) ELIN.

(6) RAGNHILD.

(7) daughter .

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Harald Eriksson's Timeline

1156
1156
1198
1198
Age 42
Battle-of-Wick