Harald Olafsson, Dublin (975 - 999)

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Birthplace: Ireland
Death: Died in Dublin, Ireland
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About Harald Olafsson, Dublin

Aralt was also called Haraldr Olafsson of Dublin.

Aralt mac Amlaíb of Dublin was born before 981.

He was King of Dublin at Ireland before 999.

According to the Annals of Ulster 999: "Brian, king of Caisel, led an army to Glenn Máma and the foreigners of Áth Cliath, accompanied by the Laigin, came to attack him. And they were defeated and a slaughter was inflicted on them, including Aralt son of Amlaíb and Cuilén son of Eitigén and other nobles of the foreigners. This happened on Thursday the third of the Kalends of January 30 Dec. Brian afterwards entered Áth Cliath, and Áth Cliath was plundered by him. / Slogad la Brian, ri Caisil, co Gleann Mamma co tangadur Gaill Atha Cliath dia fhuabairt co Laignibh imaille friu, co remaidh forro & coro ladh a n-ár im Aralt m. Amlaimh & im Chulen m. n-Etigen & im maithibh Gall olchena, .i. i teirt. Kl. Enair & i n-Dardain cecidit. Do-luidh Brian iar sin i n-Ath Cliath coro ort Ath Cliath leis."

Aralt mac Amlaíb of Dublin died on 30 December 999 at Áth Cliath (Dublin), Ireland.

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