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  • Håkon IV, king of Norway (1204 - 1263)
    (complete English text at bottom) English King Håkon IV of Norway lived from 1204 to 16 December 1263. He is also referred to as Haakon or Haco or Haquinus, or Håkon the O...
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Battle of Largs

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Date:

2 October 1263

Location:

Largs, North Ayrshire, Scotland

Result

Inconclusive

Belligerents

Kingdom of Scotland

  • Strength
  • Commanders and leaders
  • Casualties and losses

Minimal

  • Captives

Kingdom of Norway

  • Strength
  • Commanders and leaders

.* King Haakon IV of Norway (Haakon Haakonsson/Håkon IV Håkonsson)

  • Casualties and losses

Minimal

  • Captives

Causes

Hakon Hakonarson, King of Norway attempted to reassert Norwegian sovereignty over the western seaboard of Scotland.

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  • Scotland - The History of a Nation by Magnus Magnusson

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