Halfdan "the Black" Gudrodsson

Male Abt 810 - 863  (~ 53 years)


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  • Name Halfdan "the Black" Gudrodsson  [1
    Nickname the Black 
    Born Abt 810  , , Vestfold, Norway Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Error alert: If Halfdan's father died in 810 as the reference says, Halfdan could not have been born in 823.
    Gender Male 
    Died 863  , , , Norway Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I17411  Alger
    Last Modified 26 Dec 2016 

    Father Gudrod "Jagtkonge" "the Proud" Halfdansson, King in Vestfold, Raumarik?, Vestmarar, etc.,   b. Est 730, Holtum, , Vestfold, Norway Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 810  (Age ~ 80 years) 
    Mother Asa Haraldsdatter,   b. Abt 782,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married
    • Error alert: If Gudrod died in 810, he couldn't have gotten married in 821.
    Family ID F11008  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Children 
     1. Harald "Fairhair" Halfdansson, King of Norway,   b. Abt 850,   d. 934  (Age ~ 84 years)
    Last Modified 31 Jul 2015 
    Family ID F5488  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Ragnhild Sigurdsdatter,   b. Abt 830,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married Abt 849  , , , Norway Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
     1. Harald "Fairhair" Halfdansson, King of Norway,   b. Abt 850,   d. 934  (Age ~ 84 years)
    Last Modified 31 Jul 2015 
    Family ID F11007  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Halfdan 'the Black' was King in Agdir, etc. He drowned about 863. His sacred body was divided among the realms of Ringerike, Vestfold, Hadeland and Heidmark to improve the crops. Sacrifices were kept up at the four barrows. He was worshipped among the pagan gods.

      Ref: "The Highland Clans" by Moncreiffe and Hicks - inside front cover

      Compiled and edited by Allen Alger, Alger Family Historian - e-mail: alger@alum.mit.edu

  • Sources 
    1. [S15] Family Search Ancestral File - V 4.19, Mormon Church, Pedigree chart for Harald Gudrodsson - RIN=G6T4-2C - 29 Apr 2005 (Reliability: 0).


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