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  • Ragnvld Godredsson

    [[File:299929 | class=media-item-align-left | 200x135px | viking.jpg]]*Ragnold Godredsson* rules as King of the Isles since 1187. Described as “the greatest warrior in the western lands”, Ragnold indeed showed military capabilities and a great talent in …

  • Olafr Godredsson

    *Óláfr Godredsson*, known as Olaf the Black, is the religious, cruel half-brother of [[Ragnvld Godredsson | King Ragnold]]. Though he was supposed to become king when [[Godred Olafsson | their father]] died, the nobles of Man chose his bastard-brother …

  • Godred Crovan

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    Gorree Crovan in manx, and usually refered to as King Orry. Godred Crovan was one of the greatest kings of the isle of man. Godred was a …

  • Óláfr Sigtryggsson

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    A descendent of [[Ivar …

  • Ivar the Boneless

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    Apparently there are two individuals named Ivarr/Ivar/Imar operating in the British Islands at the …

  • Ragnar Lodbrok

    *Ragnar Lodbrok* (Old Norse: Ragnarr Loðbrók, "Ragnar Hairy Breeches") was a legendary Norse ruler and hero from the Viking Age described in Old Norse poetry and several sagas. He is said to be the son of Sigurd Ring, who was king of Sweden. Ragnar became …

  • Halfdan Ragnarsson

    Halfdan Ragnarsson, or Halfdene to the Anglo-Saxons, was a Viking chief and one of the sons of Ragnar Lodbrok. Halfdan pillaged with his brothers [[Ivar the Boneless | Ivar Ragnarsson]] and [[Ubbe Ragnarsson | Ubbe Ragnarsson]], and later became a leader …

  • Oistin Olafsson

    Oistin son of Amlaib (Eystein Olafsson) was King of Dublin 873-875. Oistin's father was the famous [[Amlaíb Conung | Amlaib Conung]]. Oistin was leading raids in Ireland before he became king when his father died at the Battle of Dollar in Scotland. In …

  • Barid Ivarsson

    Barid Ivarsson was the son of the famous [[Ivar the Boneless | Ivar son of Goffrid]]. He became king of Dublin when his ally, Áed Findliath High King of Ireland, expelled [[Halfdan Ragnarsson | Halfdane Ragnarsson]] from throne of Dublin in 877. Barid was …

  • Son of Auisle

    An unknown son of Auisle ascended to the throne of Dublin in 881 after the death of Barid son of Imar. He was assassinated in 883 and was replaced by another son of Imar - Sichfrith Ivarsson.

  • Gofraid of Laithlind

    Gofraid, King of [[Laithlind | Laithlind]] was a key figure in the emergence of Norse influence in Scotland and the likely progenitor of the early Kings of the Isles and of the Uí Ímair that dominated the Irish Sea and environs in the early Medieval …

  • Hvitserk

    Hvitserk "Whiteshirt" was one of the legendary sons of [[Ragnar Lodbrok | Ragnar Lodbrok]]. After having avenged his father together with his brothers in England, he went pillaging in Garðaríki (area of modern Kiev). He was, however, opposed by such a …

  • Bjorn Ironside

    A powerful Viking chieftain and naval commander, Björn conducted many (mostly successful) raids in France in a continuation of the tradition initiated by his father [[Ragnar Lodbrok | Ragnar Lodbrok]]. In 860, Björn led a large Viking raid into the …

  • Sigurd Snake-in-the-Eye

    Sigurd Snake-in-the-eye (Old Norse: Sigurðr ormr í auga) was one of the sons of [[Ragnar Lodbrok | Ragnar Lodbrok]]. When his father died, he inherited Zealand, Scania, Halland, the Danish islands, and Viken. He married Blaeja, the daughter of king Ælla …

  • Ubbe Ragnarsson

    Ubbe, Ubba or Hubba Ragnarsson was a Norse leader and one of the sons of [[Ragnar Lodbrok | Ragnar Lodbrok]]. Along with his brothers [[Halfdan Ragnarsson | Halfdan]] and [[Ivar the Boneless | Ivar the Boneless]], he led the Great Heathen Army that landed …

  • 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 …

  • Ragnall Ui Imair

    Ragnall (Old Norse: Rögnvaldr; Old Irish: Ragnall ua Ímair;died c. 920) was a Norse overlord of northern Britain, including Northumbria, the entire Irish Sea region including the Isle of Man, south to Waterford and briefly much of the Irish province of …

  • Sitric Cáech

    Sitric Cáech (Sigtryggr in Norse) (died 927) was a Norse King of Dublin who later reigned as King of York. His epithet 'caoch' means 'One-eyed'. He was one of the returning grandsons of [[Ivar the Boneless | Ímar]]. The Annals of Ulster record the …

  • 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 …

  • Ivar Ragnallsson

    Ivar Ragnallson was a son of [[Ragnall Ui Imair | Ragnall Ui Imair]] the King of York. He was maybe father of [[Ivar of Waterford | Ivar of Waterford]] and maybe a king of Waterford himself. The annals report his death in 950 in a battle against Ruaidrí …

  • Gilla Pátraic Ivarsson

    Son of Ivar of Waterford. His name suggests his mother was of native Gaelic origin, as well as christian. His death is reported in 983 in a battle against High King Máel Sechnaill and Glúniairn King of Dublin.

  • Ragnall Ivarrsson

    Son of Ivar of Waterford. His death is reported by the annals in 995, when Sihtric Silkbeard killed him during his takeover of Dublin.

  • 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 …

  • Amlaib Ragnallson

    A son of Ragnall Ui Imair, was the ruler of the Isle of Man under Amlaib Gofraidsson and his son Blacaire as Kings of Dublin. He ruled Man from after the death of his predecessor Gebeachan in the Battle of Brunanburh in 937, until 942 or later. His death …

  • 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 …

  • Ivar Godredsson

    Ivar Godredsson is the hersir for German parish, mikill hersir for Glenfaba sheading, and the Lagman for the North of Man. He is the younger brother of [[Ragnvld Godredsson | King Ragnold]], and is very close to his older brother. He is also the father of …

  • Godred Olafsson

    _*Godred Olafsson*_, also known as Godred II, was a King of Mann and the Isles. He was a grandson of the famous [[Godred Crovan | Godred Crovan]] (d. 1095). As a youngster, Godred was sent to Norway to stay with [[The Norwegian Civil War | _Inge …

  • Godred the Brown Ragnoldsson

    Godred Ragnoldsson, known as Godred Dunn (“the Brown”), the Dragon of the Isles, or Prince Gofraid, is the heir to the throne of Man, and he is as warlike as his father was in his youth. He is married to Helga MacNeacail, a noblewoman from Lewis where he …

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