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Hallad Rognvaldsson, Earl of Orkneys

Hallad Rognvaldsson, Earl of Orkneys

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  • Name Hallad Rognvaldsson 
    Suffix Earl of Orkneys 
    Gender Male 
    Notes 
    • This item added here as information:

      The Viking Age timeline A.D. 789-1085


      789The first Viking attack on England.
      793Vikings attacks the monastery at Lindisfarne.
      794Vikings attacks the monastery at Yarrow, but fails.
      795Vikings approaches the Irish sea and attacks on Ireland starts.
      797Vikings attacks Lambay, Ireland.
      798Vikings attacks Isle of Man (according to Ulster annals, but perhaps not correct).
      798 Vikings attacks on France (before 800) begins.
      800Skiringsal and Birka trade centers are founded (approximately).
      802Vikings attack the monastery at the holly Columbas on the isle Iona of the Hebrides.
      805 Vikings attacks the monastery at the holly Columbas for the second time.
      813The magnificent Oseberg ship is built (dated by dendrochronology).
      820Vikings conquers the Isle of Man and establishes permanently.
      820 Vikings attacks Flanders and approches the moth of river Seine.
      834 The Oseberg ship is mounded (dated by dendrochronology).
      834Vikings approaches the river Thames, England.
      839 Turgeis (Torgisl) and a big Viking fleet conquers Ireland and settles permanently.
      841Vikings under the leadership of Turgeis founds Dublin, Ireland.
      841Vikings burns Lillebonne, Caudebec and Rouen and destroys the abbeys of Jumieges and St Wandrille.
      843Vikings of Vestfold establishes a power base at the isle Noirmountier (Loire) and raids Nates.
      844A Viking raid on Seville is repulsed.
      844Turgeis is killed by the Irish, drowned in Loch Nair.
      845Viking chieftain Ragnar Lodbrok attacks Paris along a big fleet.
      853Olaf the White conquers Ireland along a big Viking fleet.
      857Vikings raids Paris again.
      858Vikings captures the abbot of St Denis and claims ransome.
      859Vikings raids in the Mediterranean for the first time.
      860Rus (Sweds) Vikings attacks Constantinople (Istanbul).
      861The third big attack on Paris by Vikings.
      862Novgorod in Russia is founded by the Rus Viking, Ulrich.
      863Xanten demolished by Vikings. 866 - Danish Vikings establishes the kingdom of York, England.
      870Harold Luva (Fairhair) starts his effort to gain full control in Norway.
      871Alfred the Great becomes king of Wessex; the Danish advance is halted in England.
      871Olaf the White returns to Norway, his brother Ivarr becoms ruler of Ireland.
      874Ivarr the Boneless dies, his sons continues attacks on north-eastern England.
      879 Rurik establishes Kiev as power center of the Kievan Rus' domains.
      885A huge fleet of Viking ships attacks Paris, but fails in conquering the city.
      885Harald (Luva) Fairhair finally unites Norway as one kingdom, first in Scandinavia.
      886Alfred and the Danes splits England under the Danelaw pact.
      890The Gokstad ship is built (dated by dendrochronology).
      891The Vikings at Noirmountier (France) is finally beaten.
      894Turf-Einar, son of Rognwald and half brother of Rollo, becomes earl of Orkney.
      900Vikings raids in the Mediterranean again.
      902The Irish regains Dublin from the Vikings, and rules for fifteen years.
      911The Viking chieftain Rollo is granted land by the Frankish king and founds the Duchy of Normandy.
      917Vikings defeats Dublin by military power and regains the throne.
      928Kings ?Üthelstan and Harald Fairhair joins in a treaty to gain control of the Norse Vikings.
      930The first democracy (Alltinget) of the world is founded at Thingvellir, Iceland, by Vikings.
      940Harald Fairhair dies and his son Eirik Blood-axe struggle to gain full control of Norway, but fails.
      941Rus Vikings attacks Constantinople (Istanbul).
      947Eirik Blood-axe, son of Fairhair, gains control of York.
      949Olaf Crovan defeats Eirik Blood-axe, who flees. 950 - Eirik Blood-axe regains control of York.
      954Eirik Blood-axe killed at the Battle of Stainmore in York, Vikings defeated by King Edmund.
      974Emperor Otto II of Germany attacks Denmark, but fails because of Norwegian help.
      976Maccus Haraldsson, first known king of Man, dies, his brother Gudr??d approaches throne.
      976Angelsey (coast of Wales) is included to the Norse kingdom of Man.
      980Vikings starts regular attacks to gain control of England.
      984Viking leader Erik the Red discovers Greenland and starts settling.
      985The Jomsvikings attacks Norway, lead by Earl Sigvalde, but is firmly defeated at Hj??run gav?•g.
      986Viking ships sails in Newfoundland waters.
      991Viking chieftain Olaf Tryggvasson, along 93 ships, defeats Byrhtnoth at Maldon (August).
      991?Üthelred II pays, the first Danegeld ransom, off £10,000 in silver to stop Viking attack on London.
      994?Üthelred II pays off ƒê16,000 in silver to stop Viking attcks on London.
      995Olaf Tryggvasson conquers Norway and proclaims a Christian kingdom.
      999Christianity reaches Greenland and Iceland by powers of Olaf Tryggvasson.
      1000Leif Eriksson, son of Erik the Red, explores the coast of North America.
      1000Olaf Tryggvasson dies in the Battle of Svolder (coast of Vendland); Norway ruled by Danes.
      1002Brian Boru defeats the Norse Vikings and becomes king of all Ireland.
      1009Viking chieftain Olaf Haraldsson (St. Olav) attacks London by river and destroys London Bridge.
      1010 Viking explorer Thorfinn Karlsefni attempts to found a settlement in North America.
      1013Danes, helped by Olaf Haraldson, conquers England; ?Üthelred flees to Normandy.
      1014The Vikings of Ireland are finally defeated in the Battle of Clontarf, but Brian Boru is killed.
      1015Vikings abandons the Vinland settlements at the coast of North America.
      1016Olaf Haraldsson regains Norway from the Danes; Christianity approaches Norway.
      1016Danes, under Canute the Great, gains full control over England.
      1018The coronation of Canute the Great, as King of England.
      1026Kings Anund Jakob (Sweden) and Olaf Haraldsson (Norway) attacks Denmark, but fails.
      1028Knut (Canute), king of England and Denmark, conquers Norway and Olaf flees.
      1030Olaf Haraldsson returns to regain Norway, but is killed at Stiklestad.
      1031Olaf Haraldsson becomes officially proclaimed a Saint, by Bishop Grimkel (August 3rd).
      1035Canute the Great dies, Magnus, son of St Olaf, expels the Danes from Norway and regains the kingdom.
      1042Edward the Confessor rules England, supported by Danes.
      1042Magnus, king of Norway, becomes king of Denmark.
      1045Magnus grants Harald Hardraada half of Norway, as a co-king.
      1047Magnus, king of Norway & Denmark, dies; Hardraada sovereign king of Norway; Claims Denmark as well.
      1047Svend Estridsson gains control of the Danish throne, but Hardraada won't give up his claim.
      1049Hardraada founds Oslo, Norway.
      1050Hardraade raids Haithabu.
      1062Hardraada defeats Svend Estridsson at the Battle of Nissen, but fails to gain control of Denmark.
      106Hardraada gives up Denmark and recognizes Svend Estridsson as legal heir to the throne .
      1066Harold Godwinson defeats Harald Hardraada, who dies in the Battle of Stamford Bridge ( Sep 25th).
      1066William, Duke of Normandy, defeats Saxon king Harold in the Battle of Hastings (Oct 14th).
      1072Vikings conquers Palermo.
      1085Danish Vikings makes a final attempt to conquer England but fails.
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    Oldest Known Ancestors
    Paternal Line: Egil b. Abt 530
    Maternal Line: Groa b. Abt 836
    Person ID I3202  Roy~Royes | Hougham
    Last Modified 6 Jan 2009 

    Father Rognvald Eysteinsson, Earl of Møre and the Orcades
              b. Abt 837, Maer, Nord-Trondelag, Norway Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Abt 892, Orkney Islands, Orkney, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 55 years)
    ▸ Other Partners: Ragnhild Hrolfsdottir, Countess of Møre; Emina  
    Mother Groa
              b. Abt 836, Maer, Nord-Trondelag, Norway Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Maer, Nord-Trondelag, Norway Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F207  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S62] Jamie Allen's Family Tre, Jamie Allen, s001/f564544.htm.

    2. [S62] Jamie Allen's Family Tre, Jamie Allen.