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Encyclopedia > Magnus III of Norway

Magnus Barefoot (1073-1103), son of Olaf Kyrre, was king of Norway from 1093 until 1103 and King of the Isle of Man from 1095-1102. His nickname, Barfot, means barefoot or bareleg and is commonly understood to come from his habit of wearing Gaelic-style clothing, leaving lower legs bare - this Scottish style is a precursor of later kilts. Events Cardinal Hildebrand elevated to papacy as Pope Gregory VII, succeeding Pope Alexander II Emperor Shirakawa ascends the throne of Japan Rabbi Yitchaki Alfassi finishes writing the Rif, an important work of Jewish law. ... Events April 27 - Anselm, Archbishop of Canterbury, goes into exile after falling out with Henry I of England Amadeus III becomes Count of Savoy Bohemund I of Antioch is released from imprisonment among the Turks The Scandinavian city of Lund becomes a see within the Roman Catholic Church Births February... Olaf III Haraldsson Kyrre (d. ... // Events Donald III of Scotland comes to the throne of Scotland. ... Events April 27 - Anselm, Archbishop of Canterbury, goes into exile after falling out with Henry I of England Amadeus III becomes Count of Savoy Bohemund I of Antioch is released from imprisonment among the Turks The Scandinavian city of Lund becomes a see within the Roman Catholic Church Births February... Look up monarch in Wiktionary, the free dictionary A monarch (see sovereign) is a type of ruler or head of state. ... Events The country of Portugal is established for the second time. ... Events Valencia is captured by the Almoravids. ... The kilt is seen as an item of traditional Scottish Highland dress, although the origin of that tradition is more recent than is commonly believed. ...


In 1098, he conquered the Orkney Islands, the Hebrides and the Isle of Man. According to the Sagas, this expedition was promoted because he violated the tomb of Saint Olaf. Events First Crusade: end of the siege of Antioch. ... The Orkney Islands are one of 32 unitary council regions in Scotland, and form a traditional county and Lieutenancy area, and the Orkney constituency of the Scottish Parliament. ... The Hebrides comprise a wide-spread and diverse archipelago off the west coast of Scotland, and in geological terms are composed of the oldest rocks in the British Isles and Ireland. ... Olav II Haraldsson ( 995 – 1030), king from 1015–1028, called during his lifetime the Fat and afterwards known as Saint Olaf, was born in the year in which Olaf Tryggvesson came to Norway. ...


In 1101, at Kungahälla, he married Margareta, the daughter of his former enemy Inge Stenkilsson, king of Sweden. They did not have surviving children. His extant sons at his death were Olaf Magnusson, Øystein Magnusson and Sigurd Magnusson (later known as Sigurd Jorsalfar or Crusader) who all together succeeded him. After his death, Harald Gille and Sigurd Slembedjakn later came forward and both claimed to be his illegitimate sons (and thus heirs to the throne). Events A second wave of crusaders arrives in the newly established Kingdom of Jerusalem, after being heavily defeated by Kilij Arslan I at Heraclia. ... Kungahälla (Norwegian: Konghelle) was a medieval Norwegian settlement in southern Bohuslän on what is presently the property of KastellgÃ¥rden in Kungälv Municipality. ... ... Olaf Magnusson (1099-1115) was king of Norway 1103-1115. ... Øystein I (1088?-1123) was king of Norway 1103-1123. ... Sigurd I Magnusson (1089?-1130), nicknamed Sigurd Jorsalfar (Sigurd the Crusader) was king of Norway 1103-1130. ... Sigurd I Magnusson (1089?-1130), nicknamed Sigurd Jorsalfar (Sigurd the Crusader) was king of Norway 1103-1130. ... Harald Gylle (1103–1136), king of Norway, was born in Ireland. ... Sigurd Magnusson Slembe, or Slembedjakn (? - 1139) was a Norwegian pretender to the throne. ...


Magnus died in battle in an area known as the white rocks in what is now Northern Ireland in 1103. Dieu et mon droit (Royal motto) (French for God and my right)4 Northern Irelands location within the UK Official languages none6 Main languages English, Irish, Ulster Scots Capital and largest city Belfast First Minister Office suspended Secretary of State for Northern Ireland Peter Hain MP Area  - Total Ranked... Events April 27 - Anselm, Archbishop of Canterbury, goes into exile after falling out with Henry I of England Amadeus III becomes Count of Savoy Bohemund I of Antioch is released from imprisonment among the Turks The Scandinavian city of Lund becomes a see within the Roman Catholic Church Births February...

Preceded by:
Olaf III Kyrre
King of Norway
1093–1103
Succeeded by:
Sigurd I Jorsalfar
Olaf Magnusson
Øystein I Magnusson

Olaf III Haraldsson Kyrre (d. ... This article is a list of rulers of Norway up until the present, including: The Norwegian kingdom (with the Faroe Islands) The Union with Iceland and Greenland (1262-1814) The Norwegian kingdom (with Iceland, Greenland and the Faroe Islands 1262-1814) The Union of Sweden and Norway (1319-1343) The... Sigurd I Magnusson (1089?-1130), nicknamed Sigurd Jorsalfar (Sigurd the Crusader) was king of Norway 1103-1130. ... Olav Magnusson (1099-1115) was king of Norway 1103-1115. ... Øystein I (1088?-1123) was king of Norway 1103-1123. ...

External links

  • Magnus Barefoot's Saga, from Heimskringla (English translation): http://sunsite.berkeley.edu/OMACL/Heimskringla/barefoot.html
  • http://www.northantrim.com/MagnusBarefoot.htm

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Magnus III - Search Results - MSN Encarta (268 words)
Magnus III, called Barefoot (1073-1103), king of Norway (1093-1103), the son of King Olaf III.
Magnus Barefoot (1073, Norway - August 1103, Ulster) son of Olaf Kyrre, was king of Norway from 1093 until 1103 and King of the Isle of Man from 1099 until 1102
Harald IV arrived to Norway from his native Ireland and claimed to be natural son of Magnus III, sired during the latter's Irish expedition.
Magnus III of Norway - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (239 words)
Magnus Barefoot (1073-1103), son of Olaf Kyrre, was king of Norway from 1093 until 1103 and King of the Isle of Man from 1095-1102.
After his death, Harald Gille and Sigurd Slembedjakn later came forward and both claimed to be his illegitimate sons (and thus heirs to the throne).
Magnus died in battle in an area known as the white rocks in what is now Northern Ireland in 1103.
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