Person    | Male  Born 995  Died 29/7/1030

King Olaf II of Norway

Categories: Royalty

Countries: Norway

King of Norway 1015 - 1028. Before becoming king he was in London fighting the Danes alongside Ethelred II. Their strategy involved pulling down London Bridge, according to Londonist which has a good post about it. And Ian Visits tells it more from the Danish perspective. Largely responsible for the Christianization of Norway he was canonized in 1164 by Pope Alexander III.

 

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King Olaf II of Norway

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St Olaf House - plaque

The "recreation ground in Tanner Street, SE1" is Tanner Street Park.

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St Olaf House - St Olave

Saint Olave King of Norway

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