Wife of Harald the Black

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Wife of Harald the Black

Birthplace: Norway
Death: Died in UK
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Ragnfred of Norge, c. 923 and nn ???
Wife of Harald the Black of Islay
Mother of NN Adhamnan (Harderaade) and Godfred II Crovan, King of Man, Dublin & the Isles

Occupation: Drottning, Hebriderna och Isle of Man, Drottn Isle of Man o Hebr
Managed by: Anders Helge Eriksson
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About Wife of Harald the Black

The wife of Harald the Black is unknown. It has been suggested that she was a daughter of Ragnfred Eriksson, but no evidence is known. For a discussion of problems and sources, see soc.genealogy.medieval, Descendants of Erik Bloodaxe (2000).

Alexander Bugge hävdar att kungarna på Man stammar från Ragnfred Eriksson, och det syns som om en dotter till Ragnfred blev gift med Harald I Svarte av Islay. (Fra Skanke-slektens historie, G.V.C. Young, 1986, sid 10) och (Fra Skanke-släktens historia, G.V.C. Young, stamtavla 1a)

English translation: Alexander Bugge claims that the kings of Man stem from Ragnfred Eriksson, and it appears as if a daughter of Ragnfred was married to Harald the Black of Islay. (Fra-Skanke slektens history, GVC Young, 1986, page 10) and (Fra-Skanke family history, GVC Young, pedigree 1a)


Drottning på Isle of Man och Hebriderna, England.

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