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  • ID: I16162
  • Name: Halfdan "White-Leg" Olofsson , King of Uplanders 1
  • Sex: M
  • Title: King
  • Birth: 704 in Rommerike, Buskerud, Norway 2 3
  • Death: 750 2
  • Reference Number: NRGE7
  • Note:
    After a season of bad harvests, the woodcutting king [Olof Ingjaldsson] was sacrificed to Odin so that his people might have good crops. He was succeeded by his son Halfdan Whiteleg, who is said to have extended his rule over much of southern Norway. Halfdan died at a ripe old age, was dully placed in a burial mound, and his deeds were sung by the bards.

    [Royal Families of Medieval Scandinavia, Flander & Kiev]




    Father: Olof "Trätälja (Tree-feller)" , King of Vestfold b: ABT. 682 in Vermaland, Vestfold, Norway
    Mother: Soleyar (Solveig) Halddansdottir b: ABT. 674 in Soleyum, Solisles, Sweden

    Marriage 1 Asa Eysteinsdottir b: ABT. 705 in Uppland, _, Norway
    • Married: ABT. 735 3
    Children
    1. Has Children Eystein "Fart (Quick)" Halfdansson b: ABT. 750

    Sources:
    1. Title: Wikipedia
      Publication: http://​en.​wikipedia.​org/​wiki/​Main_Page
      Repository:
      Media: Electronic
    2. Title: "The Phillips, Weber, Kirk, & Staggs families of the Pacific Northwest"
      Author: WEBER, Jim
      Publication: http://​WC.​rootsweb.​ancestry.​com/​cgi-bin/​igm.​cgi​?db=JWEBER
      Repository:
      Note: WC: jweber
      Media: Electronic
    3. Title: "Entangled Strands: The Root Bound Ancestry of Iver Iverson"
      Author: IVERSON, Erica
      Publication: http://​WC.​rootsweb.​ancestry.​com/​cgi-bin/​igm.​cgi​?db=IVERROOTS
      Repository:
      Note: WC: iverroots
      Media: Electronic
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