Magnus the Good
Name: Magnus den Gode
English Name: Magnus the Good
Child of:Olav den Hellige (St. Olav) and Alvhild
Reign: Norway: 1035-1047 Denmark: 1042-1047
Children: a daughter, Ragnhild, outside of marriage.
Death: 25. October 1047. Buried next to his father in the Cathedral of Nidaros
Throne passed to: Norway: Harald Hardråde, Denmark: Sven Estridsen
Magnus was named after the Holy Roman Emperor Charlemagne.
The thing that really makes that interesting is the definition of Karla Mangus - Charles the Great. In naming his son Mangus, Olaf was naming him Great.
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