Norway by Sigvart Sörensen

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Author Sörensen, Sigvart, 1849-
Title Norway
Series Title The World's Best Histories
Contents The Northmen -- The religion of the Northmen -- The Viking age -- The Yngling family; Halfdan the Swarthy -- Harald the Fairhairded (860-930); Norway united -- Birth of Haakon the Good; Erik Blood-Axe (930-935) -- Haakon the Good (935-961) -- Harald Grayfell and his brothers (961-970) -- Earl Haakon (970-995) -- The youth of Olaf Trygvason -- Olaf Trygvason (995-1000) -- The discovery of America -- The earls Erik and Svein, sons of Haakon (1000-1015) -- The youth of Olaf Haraldson -- Olaf the Saint (1015-1028) -- The battle of Stiklestad (1030) -- King Svein Alfifuson (1030-1035) -- Magus the Good (1035-1047) -- Harald Haardraade (1047-1066) -- Olaf Kyrre (1066-1093) -- Magus Barefoot (1093-1103) -- Sigurd the Crusader (1103-1130) and his brothers, Eystein and Olaf -- Magus the Blind and Harald Gille (1130-1136) -- Sigurd Mund, Eystein, and Inge Krokryg, the sons of Harald Gille (1136-1161) -- The Church -- Haakon Herdebred (1161-1162); Erling Skakke -- Magnus Erlingson (1162-1184); the Birchlegs -- Sverre Sigurdson (1184-1202) -- Haadon Sverreson (1202-1204), Guthorm Sigurdson (1204), and Inge Baardson (1204-1217) -- Haakon Haakonson the Old (1217-1263) -- Snorre Sturlason -- Magnus Law-Mender (1263-1280) -- Erik Priest-Hater (1280-1299) -- Haakon V. Magnusson (1299-1319) -- Magus Erikson Smek (1319-1374); Haakon VI. Magnusson (1355-1380) -- Olaf Haakonson the Young (1381-1387) -- Margaret (1387-1389); Erik of Pomerania (1389-1442); the Kalmar union (1397) -- Christopher of Bavaria (1442-1448) -- The union with Denmark; Christian I. (1450-1481) -- Hans (1483-1513) -- Christian II. (1513-1523) -- Frederick I. (1524-1533) -- Interregnum (1533-1537) -- Christian III. (1537-1559); the Reformation introduced -- Frederick II. (1559-1588) -- Christian IV. (1588-1648) -- Frederick III. (1648-1670); Absolutism introduced (1660) -- Christian V. (1670-1699) -- Frederick IV. (1699-1730) -- Christian VI. (1730-1746) -- Frederick V. (1746-1766) -- Christian VII. (1766-1808) -- Frederick VI. (1808-1814) -- Marshal Bernadotte -- Norway declares her independence -- War with Sweden; union of Novermber 14, 1814 -- The union with Sweden -- Norwegian literature -- The constitution of Norway.
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Language English
LoC Class DL: History: General and Eastern Hemisphere: Northern Europe, Scandinavia
Subject Norway -- History
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EBook-No. 59531
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