Haakon IV


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Haakon IV

(ˈhɑːkɒn)
n
(Biography) surnamed Haakonsson. 1204–63, king of Norway (1217–63). He strengthened the monarchy and extended Norwegian territory to include Iceland and Greenland
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Por su parte, Haakon IV tambien vio beneficios comerciales y jurisdiccionales en caso de que Alfonso X llegase a ser emperador.
La <<Historia>> noruega es entonces una fuente mas directa que la Cronica por su coetanea a los hechos que describe y debe ser considerada como densamente historica, ya que el autor conocio de manera directa la vida del rey Haakon IV pues sirvio en su corte.
In 1263, King Haakon IV of Norway tried to invade Scotland with a fleet of 200 long ships.
The king, who had extended his effective sway to both Galloway and Argyll, with assistance from Farquhar MacTaggart, now set out to buy the Western Isles from their ruler, Haakon IV of Norway.
Born at Roxburgh (September 4, 1241), the only son of Alexander II; succeeded his father as king (1249), and his youth, combined with the usual unsettled nature of Scottish politics, caused King Henry III of England to try to gain control of Scotland; these efforts were stymied by Alexander's marriage to Henry's daughter Margaret (1251), and loss of control of the regency (1257-1258) to Alexander's partisans; when Alexander appeared at the court of King Edward I, he did homage only for his English estates (1272); meanwhile, his rumored intention of annexing the Hebrides had provoked King Haakon IV of Norway to lead an army to Scotland to defend them (1263); inconclusive campaigning and a Scottish victory at Largs in Renfrew (September?