Sihtric King of Dublin


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Sihtric King of Dublin 1

  • Marriage (1): Unknown
  • Died: 1042 1

  General Notes:

SIHTRIC (-1042). King of Dublin. The Annals of Ulster record that "Sitriuc son of Amlaíb was expelled from Áth Cliath" in 994. The Annals of the Four Masters record that "Imhar came to Ath-Cliath after Sitric, son of Amblaeibh" in 994. The Annals of Tigernach record that "Ragnall was killed by the Leinstermen, Imar again fled, and Sitric reigned in his place" in [993/94]. The Annals of Tigernach record that "Sitriuc son of Olaf king of the Foreigners" plundered "into Ulster…Cell Cleithe and Inis Cumscraig" in [1000/01]. Orkneyinga Saga records that Sigurd Jarl of Orkney went to Ireland "five years after the Battle of Svoldur" to support "King Sigtrygg Silk-Beard" against "King Brian of Ireland", and left "his elder sons in charge of the earldom", but was killed in the battle in which King Brian was killed. The Annals of Ulster record that "Sitriuc grandson of Amlaíb king of the foreigners" went to Rome in 1028.

m ---. The name of Sihtric´s wife is not known.

Sihtric & his wife had five children: Artalach, Olaf, unknown, Olaf and Godfrid. 1

Sihtric married.


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

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