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Harald Hálfdanarson "Fairhair." King Of Norway
(Abt 858-933)
Svanhild Eysteinsdóttir
Björn Haraldsson King of Vestfold
(-Abt 927)
Gudrødr Bjørnsson
(-Cir 960)


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Gudrødr Bjørnsson

  • Marriage: Cacilie 160
  • Died: Cir 960, Tunsberg

bullet  Noted events in his life were:

• Web Reference: Charles Cawley's Medieval Lands, Harold "Grenske".
The Historia Norwegie names "Gudrodus" as son of "Berno…filius Harald Comati" [Historia Norwegie XV, p. 86]. Snorre names Gudröd as the son of Björn & his wife, recording in a later passage that he was brought up by his paternal uncle Olav after his father was killed [Snorre, Harald Harfager's Saga, 38 and 44.]. He was murdered by King Harald II [Snorre, Saga of King Harald Grafeld and of Earl Haakon son of Sigurd, 10]. He is known to have married a woman named Cecilia, although the primary souce has confirms this has yet to be found.

• Background Information: 160
Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America before 1700, 8th Edition, 243A:18, Gudrod, under-king of Vestfold, murdered circa 988 by Harald, "Graycloak," son of Eric, "Bloodaxe." Gudrod married Cacilie.

Gudrødr married Cacilie.160


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