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Magnus of Orkney

Birthdate: (51)
Birthplace: Orkney Islands, Scotland
Death: Died in Scotland
Immediate Family:

Son of John Magnusson, Jarl of Orkney and Prinsesse Kristina Magnusdotter, av Norge
Husband of Countess Katherine of Caithness Orkney
Father of Margaret Caithness of Orkney, Heiress of Lovat and Isabella Matilda Strathearn, of Caithness
Brother of Margaret of Orkney

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About Magnus of Orkney

MAGNUS V, Jarl of Orkney and Earl of Caithness (?) 1311 to 1321 or a. 1329. On 28 Oct. 1 312 he witnessed the treaty of Inverness between King Robert I and Hakon V, King of Norway (1299 to 1319), and on 6 Apr. 1320 he signed the Letter of the Scottish Nobles to the Pope, John X X I I . He may have d. before 4 Aug. 1321 , and was certainly dead by 1329, when his widow granted a charter as such. Jarl Magnus V Johnsson, the last of the Angus line, m. Katherine, whose parentage is not recorded, and d. about I329.

Source: Complete peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, extant, extinct, or dormant, vol 10, appendix A, p. 30.

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Magnus of Orkney's Timeline

Orkney Islands, Scotland
Age 19
Wick, Caithness, Scotland
Age 30
Orkney and Caithness, Scotland
Age 51