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  • Sichfrith Ivarsson

    Sichfrith was a son of [[Ivar the Boneless | Ivar the Boneless]] and a memeber of the Ui Imair dynasty. He was King of Dublin from 883 to 888. During his reign the Ui Imair lost their territories in northern Scotland and the southern Hebrides to [[Harald …

  • Sitric I

    Sitric I was a son of [[Ivar the Boneless | Ivar the Boneless]]. In 888 he assassinated his brother Sichfrith Ivarsson and held the throne of Dublin for five years (888–893). During this time the Dubliners were strong enough to carry out successful raids …

  • Ivar II

    Ivar II the Younger was the son or nephew of Sitric Ivarsson [Sitric I]. Ivar assumed the throne of Dublin after Sitric was assassinated by his own men in 896. In 902 [[Flann Sinna | Flann Sianna]] with the King of Leinster and the King of Brega launched …

  • Gofraid ua Ímair

    Gofraid ua Ímair, (Old Norse: Guðrøðr) (d. 934) was a Norse-Gael king of Dublin and, for a short time, king of Northumbria. _"A most cruel king of the Norsemen"_, Gofraid was one of the grandsons of [[Ivar the Boneless | Ímar]], the dynasty is known as …

  • Ivar of Waterford

    Ivar of Waterford (Irish: Ímar, Old Norse: Ívar) (died 997) was the Norse king of Waterford from at least 969 until his death in the year 997, and also reigned as King of Dublin from 989 to 995. Ivar's parentage is a little uncertain, but his claim to …

  • Amlaíb (III) Gofraidsson

    Amlaib Guthfrithsson (Old Norse: Óláfr Guðfriðarson; died 941), was a member of the Norse-Gael Uí Ímair dynasty and King of Dublin. He succeeded his father, [[Gofraid ua Ímair | Gofraid ua Ímair]]. In August 937 Olaf defeated his Norse rivals based at …

  • Blácaire Gofraidsson

    Blácaire mac Gofrith (died 948), in Old Norse Blákári Guðrøðsson, was King of Dublin. Son of [[Gofraid ua Ímair | Gofraid ua Ímair]], he was a great-grandson of Ímar himself. Blácaire came to rule Dublin when his cousin Amlaíb Cuarán went to Northumbria …

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