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Gyda Olafsdotter

Also Known As: "Gyda Sigtrygsdotter"
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Death: Died in Ireland
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Olaf Sithricsson, King of Dublin & York and Gormflaith ingen Murchada O'Faelain
Wife of Olaf I Tryggvason Tryggvason, Konge av Norge
Mother of Tryggve Olavsson and Alfred O'Laff, King of Dublin
Sister of Harald mac Amlaíb of Dublin; Dubgall Olafsson; Sitric I, King of Dublin; Gofraid Olafsson and Aralt mac Sitriuc
Half sister of Glúniairn; Blanaid nic Brian; Donnchad, King of Munster and Sadb nic Brian

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NOTE: Snorre in his King Olav Trygvason's Saga varies between describing her as a sister and as a daughter of "King Olaf Kvaran". She is shown on Geni as a daughter per:

7. GYDA . Snorre records the betrothal and marriage of Olaf Trygvason to "a queen called Gyda…a sister of Olaf Kvaran who was king of Dublin in Ireland [who] had been married to a great earl in England" after whose death "she was at the head of his dominions"[1318]. In a later passage, Snorre refers to "King Olaf Kvaran" as his wife's father[1319]. m firstly ---. m secondly (in England 988) as his second wife, OLAV Trygveson, son of TRYGVE Olavsson [Norway] & his wife Åstrid Eiriksdatter (posthumously [968][1320]-drowned Øresund o. b. Svold, near Rügen 9 Sep [1000]). He imposed himself as OLAV I King of Norway in [995].

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