Harald Óláfsson, II

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Harald Óláfsson, II

Also Known As: "den Svarte"
Birthdate: (25)
Birthplace: Isle of Man., England
Death: circa October 1248 (17-33)
Isle of Man., England (Druknet på overreisen til Isle of Man)
Immediate Family:

Son of Olaf II "the Black", King of Isle of Man and Christina MacTaggart, Queen of Mann and the Isles
Husband of Cecilía Hákonardóttir
Brother of Reginald Olafsson, IV; Magnus Óláfsson, III; Godred Olafsson and doubtfull Maude or Mathilda Olafsdottir, Princess of Isle of Man
Half brother of <private> and Matilda / Maude of Isle of Man {doubtful}

Occupation: Konge av Man & Sudrøy, Kung på Isle of Man, England
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About Harald Óláfsson, II

Harald ascended the throne at age 14 and refused to acknowledge King Haakon IV of Norway, who threatened to dethrone him. He had a change of heart, then spending 2 years at Haakon's court. When he returned to Man in 1241, King Henry III, who also needed his allegiance, knighted him. King Haakon demanded his return to court and when he arrived in 1247, he was offerred the hand of Haakon's daughter, Christina. Unfortunately, both drowned off the coast of Orkney upon their return in Oct or Nov 1248.

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Harald Óláfsson, II's Timeline

Isle of Man., England
October 1248
Age 25
Isle of Man., England