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Snaer Jokulsson

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Snaer "Svaer the Old" Jokulsson aka King of Finland and Gotaland
Born in Kvenland, Finlandmap
Husband of — married [date unknown] in Raumsdal, Norwaymap
Died in Raumsdal, Norwaymap
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Relationships between historical figures could have been simplified or even fabricated in the text to give the impression that succession remained within the same family….Precise chronology is also difficult to assess from the Sagas….The conclusion must be that the tight family network described in the Sagas is unlikely to be correct and that the relationships shown below should be treated with considerable caution.

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Snaer was born in 0078. Snaer The Old ... [1]

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Heimskringla By Sturluson born-1179

  1. First-hand information as remembered by Gordon Lokken, Thursday, March 26, 2015. Replace this citation if there is another source.

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On March 27, 2015 at 01:09GMT Guy Constantineau wrote:

Hi Gordon,

It is important to include the source for the profiles you create.

Thanks, Guy

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