Sihtric King of Dublin
(After 1013-1034)


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1. Mailcorcre

Olaf 1

  • Born: After 1013 1
  • Marriage (1): Mailcorcre 1
  • Died: 1034 1

   Cause of his death was murdered.1

  General Notes:

OLAF ([after 1013]-murdered 1034). The Annals of Ulster record that "Amlaíb son of Sitriuc king of the foreigners was held prisoner by Mathgamain ua Riacáin king of Brega" in 1029 and ransomed for "1,200 cows and six score Welsh horses and sixty ounces of gold…". He was presumably born after the death of his brother Olaf in 1013, unless one or other of these sons was illegitimate. The Annals of Ulster record that "Amlaíb son of Sitriuc was killed by the Saxons on his way to Rome". The Annals of Tigernach record that "Olaf son of Sitric was killed by Englishmen as he was going to Rome" in 1034.

m MAILCORCRE, daughter of DUNLANG King of Leinster & his wife ---. The 13th century History of Gruffydd ap Cynan records that the "grandmother...his mother´s mother" of King Gruffydd was "Mailcorcre daughter of Dunlang son of Tuathal King of Leinster".

Olav & his wife had one child: Sihtric and [Ragnhild]. 1

Olaf married Mailcorcre, daughter of Dunlang King of Leinster and Unknown.1


1 Charles Cawley, <i>Medieval Lands</i>.

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