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norwegianne 08-25-2006 01:54 PM

Harald III Hen and Margrethe Asbjornsdatter
Name: Harald III Hen

English Name:

Birth: ca. 1041

Child of:Svend 2. Estridsen

Reign: 1074-1080

Marriage: Margrete Asbjørnsdatter


Death: 17. April 1080

Throne passed to: Canute the Saint

His nickname means a soft whet-stone (possibly given to him by his enemies, meaning he could do no harm.)

Was elected to succeed his father two years before his father's death.

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