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Halfdan "Gamle" Sveidasson, “the Aged”

Also Known As: "the Aged", "the Old", "Halfdan Sveidasson", "Halvdan", "The Aged", ""the Aged", "The /Aged/", "The /Old/", "den Gamle", "Vanha", "The Old", "Halfdan "The Aged" /Sveidasson/", "the /Aged/", ""The /Old"/", "Gamli", "Nickname: -The Aged- -The Old- -The Stingy-", "Halfdan the Aged"
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Birthplace: Oppland, Norway
Death: Died in Borri, Norway
Place of Burial: Norway
Immediate Family:

Son of Sveidi Heytirsson, Norse King and N.N.
Husband of N.N.
Father of Gudrød Veidekonge "the Magnificent" Halvdansson; Ivar Halfdansson, Opplendingejarl; Olaf Halfdansson and Sigurd Halfdansson
Brother of Hildi Vastfold

Occupation: Jarl av Uppland, Markgreve (Margrave) av Frisis, Konge
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About Halfdan "Gamle" Sveidasson

Halfdan Sveidasson is mentioned in the Orkney saga:

"Heiti, Gorr’s son, was father of Sveiði the sea-king, the father of Halfdan the old, the father of Ivar the Uplanders’ earl, the father of Eystein the noisy, the father of earl Rognvald the mighty and the wise in council."

(copied from http://www.sacred-texts.com/neu/ice/is3/is302.htm)

See also http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Halfdan_the_Old

Other saga personalities who are named Halfdan, and should NOT be confused with this one:

http://www.werelate.org/wiki/Person:Halfdan_the_Mild_%281%29


http://www.celtic-casimir.com/webtree/3/6487.htm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Halfdan_the_Old
Halfdan Sveidasson is mentioned in the Orkney saga:

"Heiti, Gorr’s son, was father of Sveiði the sea-king, the father of Halfdan the old, the father of Ivar the Uplanders’ earl, the father of Eystein the noisy, the father of earl Rognvald the mighty and the wise in council."

(copied from http://www.sacred-texts.com/neu/ice/is3/is302.htm)

See also http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Halfdan_the_Old

Other saga personalities who are named Halfdan, and should NOT be confused with this one:

Halfdan Eysteinsson, Halvdan Eysteinsson «the Meek» den Milde Halfdan Hringsson, Halfdan "the Old"


http://www.werelate.org/wiki/Person:Halfdan_the_Mild_%281%29 -------------------- http://www.celtic-casimir.com/webtree/3/6487.htm -------------------- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Halfdan_the_Old
Halfdan Sveidasson is mentioned in the Orkney saga:

"Heiti, Gorr’s son, was father of Sveiði the sea-king, the father of Halfdan the old, the father of Ivar the Uplanders’ earl, the father of Eystein the noisy, the father of earl Rognvald the mighty and the wise in council."

(copied from http://www.sacred-texts.com/neu/ice/is3/is302.htm)

See also http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Halfdan_the_Old

Other saga personalities who are named Halfdan, and should NOT be confused with this one:

Halfdan Eysteinsson, Halvdan Eysteinsson «the Meek» den Milde Halfdan Hringsson, Halfdan "the Old"


http://www.werelate.org/wiki/Person:Halfdan_the_Mild_%281%29 -------------------- http://www.celtic-casimir.com/webtree/3/6487.htm -------------------- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Halfdan_the_Old -------------------- Halfdan Sveidasson is mentioned in the Orkney saga:

"Heiti, Gorr’s son, was father of Sveiði the sea-king, the father of Halfdan the old, the father of Ivar the Uplanders’ earl, the father of Eystein the noisy, the father of earl Rognvald the mighty and the wise in council."

(copied from http://www.sacred-texts.com/neu/ice/is3/is302.htm)

See also http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Halfdan_the_Old

Other saga personalities who are named Halfdan, and should NOT be confused with this one:

Halfdan Eysteinsson, Halvdan Eysteinsson «the Meek» den Milde Halfdan Hringsson, Halfdan "the Old" -------------------- http://www.werelate.org/wiki/Person:Halfdan_the_Mild_%281%29 -------------------- http://www.celtic-casimir.com/webtree/3/6487.htm -------------------- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Halfdan_the_Old

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He rpoduced rulers for other countries. He was a brutal ruler so his son was driven out of Norway.

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Halfdan "Gamle" Sveidasson's Timeline

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Vestfold, Norway
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Norway
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Oppland, Norway
780
Norse discovery and settlement of the Faroes, Orkneys, and Shetlands
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Vestfold, Norwa
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BUSKRUDE, Norway
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