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  • Håkon IV Håkonsson (1204 - 1263)
    (complete English text at bottom) English King Håkon IV of Norway lived from 1204 to 16 December 1263. He is also referred to as Haakon or Haco or Haquinus, or Håkon the Old...
  • Alexander Stewart, 4th High Steward of Scotland (1214 - 1283)
    Alexander Stewart (1214 – 1283) was 4th hereditary High Steward of Scotland from his father's death in 1246. He was also known as Alexander of Dundonald. From Wikipedia A son of Walter Stewa...

Battle of Largs

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2 October 1263


Largs, North Ayrshire, Scotland




Kingdom of Scotland

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Kingdom of Norway

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.* King Haakon IV of Norway (Haakon Haakonsson/Håkon IV Håkonsson)

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Hakon Hakonarson, King of Norway attempted to reassert Norwegian sovereignty over the western seaboard of Scotland.



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  • Scotland - The History of a Nation by Magnus Magnusson