Person:Björn Ironside (1)

Björn Ironside , of Uppsala
b.abt 0796 Uppsala, Sweden
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Name Björn Ironside , of Uppsala
Gender Male
Alt Birth? abt 0777 Upsala,Upsala,,Sweden
Reference Number? Q879668?
Birth? abt 0796 Uppsala, SwedenHouse of Munsö
Marriage 0796 ,,,Denmarkto
Death? 0820
Alt Death? 0859 Paris, FranceSiege Of Paris

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Björn Ironside (Old Norse: Bjǫrn Járnsíða, Icelandic: Björn Járnsíða, Swedish: Björn Järnsida) was a legendary king of Sweden who lived sometime in the 9th century. Björn Ironside is said to have been the first ruler of the Munsö dynasty. In the early 18th century, a barrow, on the island of Munsö was claimed by antiquarians to be Björn Järnsidas hög or Björn Ironside's grave. Hög, from the Old Norse word haugr, means barrow or mound.[1]

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  1.   Björn Ironside, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia.
  2.   The Johnson Fam., F Ice. FH 3, p. 17.
  3.   Rec. Sighvat Bryjolfson, Ice FH3, pr. 36, 38 Swed 12, v. 1, p. 250-52.
  4.   Keiser und Koenig Hist., Gen. Hist. 25, pt 1, p. 127, 142-43.
  5.   The Viking Age, Gen. Hist. 19, p. 450.