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- cannot be the child of Gandolfsdatter-1,
- THIS PERSON APPEARS IN SEVERAL LEGENDS. *HIS ACTUAL LIFE IS NOT VERIFIED. BIRTH DATE IS ESTIMATED.
ALTERNATE BIRTH DATES: 760, 780
ALTERNATE DEATH DATES: 814, 854, 865
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Parents Sigur I. Ring RANDVERSSON, ROI DE DANEMARK Alfhild GANDOLFSDATTER D'ALVHEIM Spouse:Aslaug Kråka SIGURDSDATTER DE LETHRA DITE RANDALIN WOLSUNG Sigurdsson-4 765 Sigurd II RAGNARSSON DIT AUX YEUX-DE-SERPENT ♂
Ragnar was born in 0765. Ragnar Sigurdsson ... He passed away in 0845.  death Date: 845, Place: Snake, Pit, Northumberland, England Age: 79-80 via snakebite Many acts ascribed to Ragnar in the Gesta can be associated, through other sources, with various figures, some of which are more historically certain. These candidates for the "historical Ragnar" include:
King Horik I (d. 854), King Reginfrid (d. 814),
a king who ruled part of Denmark and came into conflict with Harald Klak, one Reginherus who attacked Paris in the middle of the ninth century, possibly the Reghnall of the Irish Annals, and the Viking leader whose death caused his sons to invade England with the Great Heathen Army in 865.
- Ancestor of Anne of Kiev, Queen of France.
- Wikipedia: A historic Ragnar Lodbrok is held to have been a jarl at the court of the Danish king Horik I (814-854), and this Ragnar participated in the Viking plunderings of Paris in 845.
Katherine Holman, on the other hand, concludes that "although his sons are historical figures, there is no evidence that Ragnar himself ever lived, and he seems to be an amalgam of several different historical figures and pure literary invention."
Ragnar was according to the sagas married to or had children with five women, and first wife according to Völsungasaga was semi-legendary female Danish viking and shieldmaiden Lathgertha, and they had the son: Fridleiv Ragnarsson
His second wife was Åslaug Sigurdsdatter ((also called Kråka) and they had the children:
Ivar Ragnarsson «the Boneless» Beinlause, - (Wikipedia) Sigurd Ragnarsson «Snake-in-the-Eye» Orm-i-Øje, - (WIkipedia) Ubbe Ragnarsson (uncertain mother, could be the son of a nameless wife)
The third wife was Tora Borgarhjort ...
Björn «Ironside» Järnsida
Relationships: ⚭1 Lathgertha ♂ Fridleiv Ragnarsson ♂ Gudrødr of Lochlainn (Mother assumed) ⚭2 Åslaug Kråka Sigurdsdatter (Randalin) ♂ Ivar the Boneless ♂ Björn Ironside ♀ Ragnhild Ragnarsdottir ♀ Alof Ragnarsdottir ⚭3 Tora ♂ Eiríkr ? ♂ Agnar ♂ Rathbarth Ragnarsson ♂ Dunyat Ragnarsson, ⚭4 Svanloga
Alfhild Gandolfsson - [View Family (F9965)]
Nicknames: "Regner", "Lodbrog", ""Hairy-Breeks"", "Sigurdsson", "Lodbrok", "Loðbrók", "Ragnar "Lodbrok" /Sigurdsson/", "/Lodbrok/", "King of Dacia (Denmark)", "'Lodbrok'", "Lodbrok (Hairy Breeches)", "Hairy-Breeks", ""Lodbrok"", "King of Denmark", "Ragnar "Hairy-Breeks"", "King of Sweden", "Loth..." Birthdate: circa 765 Birthplace: Uppsala, Sweden Death: Died 845 in Snake Pit, Northumberland, , England Cause of death: Snakebite Occupation: Pirate, raider and legendary Danish King, Konge/viking, Vikingakung, konge i Sverige og Danmark, King of Denmark and Sweden, Roi des Danois et de Lethra, King of Denmark/Sweden, Vikingkonge etter sagaen, død etter 845, konge, Roi, de Lethra, Konge, Jarl
?? daughter of Esbern wife
Hastein Ragnarsson, Jarl of Hast... son
Thora Herraudsdottir wife
Erik Bjørnsen, son
Bjørn Jernside. son
Björn Ragnarsson «Ironside» J..., son
Randalin Corvinus, wife
Auda Ragnarsdotter, daughter
Lathgertha Queen of Seeland, wife
Dtr Skjoldung, daughter
Ragnar was according to the sagas married to or had children with five women, and first wife according to Völsungasaga was semi-legendary female Danish viking and shieldmaiden Lathgertha, and they had the son:
Fridleiv Ragnarsson His second wife was Åslaug Sigurdsdatter (also called Kråka) and they had the children:
Ivar Ragnarsson «the Boneless» Beinlause, - (Wikipedia) Sigurd Ragnarsson «Snake-in-the-Eye» Orm-i-Øje, - (WIkipedia) Ubbe Ragnarsson (uncertain mother, could be the son of a nameless wife) The third wife was Tora Borgarhjort ...
Björn «Ironside» Järnsida
Relationships: ⚭1 Lathgertha ♂ Fridleiv Ragnarsson ♂ Gudrødr of Lochlainn (Mother assumed)
⚭2 Åslaug Kråka Sigurdsdatter (Randalin) ♂ Ivar the Boneless ♂ Björn Ironside ♀ Ragnhild Ragnarsdottir ♀ Alof Ragnarsdottir
⚭3 Tora ♂ Eiríkr ? ♂ Agnar ♂ Rathbarth Ragnarsson ♂ Dunyat Ragnarsson, ⚭4 Svanloga
- Name: Ragnar Lodbrok /of SWEDEN/
- Source: #S994
- Name: Ragnar "Lodbrok" /Sigurdsson/
- Given Name: Ragnar "Lodbrok"
- Surname: Sigurdsson
- Nickname: Lodbrok
- Name: Ragnar Lodbrok // of The Danes
- Occupation: King of the Danes
- Occupation: Semi-legendary king of Sweden; Viking raider
- This profile was created through the efforts of Ted Williams, Michael Stephenson, Zak Young, Johanna Amnelin, Alan MacLeod,
- WikiTree profile Sigurdsson-165 created through the import of jefflorrie(1).ged on Sep 10, 2011 by Jeff Johnson.
- This person was created through the import of LJ Pellman Consolidated Family_2011-03-21.ged on 21 March 2011.
- WikiTree profile Sigurdsson-122 created through the import of Nelson Family Tree.ged on Jun 6, 2011 by Gregory Nelson.
- This person was created through the import of GerwingLoueyFamilyTree2009_2011-04-27.ged on 28 April 2011.
- This person was created through the import of Campbell-Charsha Family Tree.ged on 28 February 2011.
- WikiTree profile Denmark-178 created through the import of jefflorrie(1).ged on Sep 10, 2011 by Jeff Johnson.
- This person was created on 19 May 2010 through the import of My Family File.ged.
- Thank you to Odd Prytz for creating WikiTree profile Lodbrok-1 through the import of Gedcom til WikiTree mine aner m fam 25 februar 2013.GED on Feb 25, 2013.
- WikiTree profile Lodbrock-3 created through the import of hichris.ged on Jun 6, 2011 by Chris Hamilton.
- Source: S-2087525741 Repository: #R-2142232775 http://trees.ancestry.com/pt/AMTCitationRedir.aspx?tid=27418815&pid=5462
- Repository: R-2142232775 Name: Ancestry.com Address: http://www.Ancestry.com Note:
- Source: #S-2128072779
- Source S-2128072779
- Repository: #R-2128072780
- Note N2797
- Note N2798Aella_murdering_Ragnar_Lodbrok
- Ragnar's Death Song
- Source: #S-1982642492
- Lineage of the Royal Princes of England. Ken Stelmaszek. Nov 2000. email@example.com.
- Source: S-2066701704 Repository: #R-2066702049
- WikiTree profile Lordbrok-1 created through the import of Spencer Family Tree 4 2002.GED on Nov 28, 2011 by Chet Spencer.
Ancestry.com, Public Member Trees (Name: Name: The Generations Network, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2006;;), www.ancestry.com, Database online. Record for Ragnar Lodbrok Sigurdsson Denmark.
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On November 13, 2011 Roger Wehr wrote:
France Expedition In 845 he sailed southward, looking for new worlds to conquer. With an alleged force of 120 ships and 5,000 Viking warriors, he landed in what is now France, probably at the Seine estuary, and ravaged West Francia, as the westernmost part of the Frankish Empire was then known. Rouen was ravaged and then Carolivenna, a mere 20 km from St. Denis. The raiders then attacked and captured Paris. The traditional date is March 28, which is today referred to as "Ragnar Lodbrok Day" by certain followers of the Asatru religion. The King of West Francia, Charlemagne's grandson Charles the Bald, paid Ragnar a huge amount of money not to destroy the city. Ragnar Lodbrok, according to Viking sources, was satisfied with no less than 7,000 pounds of silver in exchange for sparing the city. However, that did not stop Ragnar from attacking other parts of France, and it took a long time for the Franks to drive him out. Later, Ragnar's sons were to return for more booty. Among their feats was destroying the city of Rouen several more times. Ultimately, many of them settled there permanently, in a land that became known as Normandy (deriving from the expression "Nordmenn" , or 'Northmen' ('Norsemen'), which was - and indeed still is - both the name the Norwegians called themselves and also the name the Franks used for the Scandinavians.
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