Magnus IV Sigurdsson (c. 1115 – 12 November 1139), also known as Magnus the Blind, was King of Norway from 1130 to 1135 and again from 1137 to 1139. His period as king marked the beginning of the civil war era in Norway, which lasted until 1240.
Magnus IV, byname Magnus The Blind, Norwegian Magnus Den Blinde, (born c. 1115, Norway—died 1139, Norway ), joint ruler of Norway (1130–35), with Harald IV, whose abortive attempt (1137–39) to wrest sovereignty from Inge I Haroldsson and Sigurd II, sons of Harald IV, ended the first epoch in the period of Norwegian civil wars (1130–1240).
Magnus IV (April or May 1316 – 1 December 1374; Swedish Magnus Eriksson) was King of Sweden from 1319 to 1364, King of Norway as Magnus VII (including Iceland and Greenland) from 1319 to 1355, and ruler of Scania from 1332 to 1360. By adversaries he has been called Magnus Smek (English: Magnus the Caresser ).
Magnus IV "the Blind" of Norway (1115-12 November 1139) was King of Norway from 26 March 1130 to 7 January 1135 (succeeding Sigurd the Crusader and preceding Harald Gille ). His reign marked the start of the Norwegian Civil War, during which he was overthrown by the impostor Harald Gille, who claimed to be Magnus' long-lost uncle.
Magnus IV Sigurdsson(ca. 1115 – 12 November 1139), also known as Magnus the Blind, was King of Norwayfrom 1130 to 1135 and again from 1137 to 1139. His period as king marked the beginning of the civil war era in Norway, which lasted until 1240.
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Norwegian Monarch. He reigned as King Magnus IV of Norway from 1130 until 1135 and again from 1137 to 1139, the latter part as a pretender with Sigurd Slembedjakn (also known as Sigurd Slembe). He was born circa 1115, the son of King Sigurd I Magnusson "The Crusader" and his concubine, Borghild Olafsdatter.
Dec 07, 2014 · Magnus IV of Norway From Wikimedia Commons, the free media repository Magnus the Blind was the son of King Sigurd Jorsalfar of Norway and Borghild Olavsdotter. When Sigurd Jorsalfar died in 1130, Magnus became king of Norway together with his uncle Harald Gille.
May 09, 2019 · Bømlofjord, Norway (shipwreck) Magnus IV of Sweden (Swedish: Magnus Eriksson; spring 1316 – 1 December 1374), also Magnus VII of Norway, was king of Sweden, Norway, and Scania. He has also vindictively been called Magnus Smek (English equivalent: Magnus the Caresser). Referring to Magnus Eriksson as Magnus II is inaccurate.
Mar 15, 2019 · Moren var en kvinne fra Irland, sannsynligvis Bethoc Gillesdatter. Det er enighet blant dagens historikere at det er svært tvilsomt om Harald Gille var sønn av Magnus Barfot. Harald IV Magnusson Gille var konge av Norge fra 1130 til 1136. Hans samkongedømme med nevøen Magnus Blinde ble innledningen til Borgerkrigstiden.
Magnus succeeded his father, Haakon IV Haakonsson, in 1263 and quickly made peace with the Scottish king Alexander III, ceding to Scotland the Hebrides Islands and the Isle of Man in exchange for an initial payment and an annual rent.