Harald Óláfsson, King of Man and the Isles

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Harald Óláfsson, King of Man and the Isles

Also Known As: "den Svarte"
Birthdate:
Birthplace: Isle of Man., England
Death: Died in Isle of Man., England
Cause of death: 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 Rögnvaldr Óláfsson, King of Mann and the Isles; Magnús Óláfsson, King of Mann and the Isles and Matilda / Maude of Isle of Man {doubtful}
Half brother of Matilda / Maude of Isle of Man {doubtful} and ... Óláfsdóttir, {hypothetical}

Occupation: Konge av Man & Sudrøy, Kung på Isle of Man, England
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About Harald Óláfsson, King of Man and the Isles

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, King of Man and the Isles's Timeline

1223
1223
Isle of Man., England
1248
October 1248
Age 25
Isle of Man., England
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