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  • ID: I26024
  • Name: Magnus MAGNUSSON , Earl of Caithness & Orkney 1
  • Sex: M
  • ALIA: 35th Jarl of /Orkney/, Magnus IV Magnusson
  • Name: 11th Earl of CAITHNESS , Magnus Magnusson
  • Birth: BEF 1255 in Orkney, Orkney Islands, Scotland 2
  • Death: ABT 1284 1
  • Note:
    NORSE PREDECESSORS of the EARLS of ORKNEY - subject to King of Norway until after 1379

    Magnus IV, Jarl of Orkney and Earl of Caithness 1276 to 1284. It was not until 29 July 1276 at Tunsberg that King Magnus VI Lagaboeter gave the title of Jarl of Orkney to his namesake Magnus IV Magnusson. He appears as Jarl of Orkney in the declaration of 5 Feb. 1283 that Margaret the Maiden of Norway, daughter of Eric II, King of Norway, by Margaret, do. of Alexander III, King of Scots, was nearest heir to the Crown of Scotland. Jarl Magnus IV d. ap., 1284 and was succeeded by his brother. [Complete Peerage, X:Appendix A:29]




    Father: Magnus GILBERTSSON , Earl of Caithness & Orkney b: ABT 1230 in Orkney, Orkney Islands, Scotland

    Sources:
    1. Title: Complete Peerage of England Scotland Ireland Great Britain and the United Kingdom, by G. E Cokayne, Sutton Publishing Ltd, 2000
      Page: X:A:29
    2. Title: Complete Peerage of England Scotland Ireland Great Britain and the United Kingdom, by G. E Cokayne, Sutton Publishing Ltd, 2000
      Page: X:A:29
      Text: succeeded in 1276 (of age)
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