Olaf II


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O·laf II

 (ō′läf, ō′ləf, o͞o′läf) or O·lav II (ō′läv) Known as Saint Olaf. 995?-1030.
Patron saint and king of Norway (1016-1028). He was converted to Christianity in 1013.
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Olaf II

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Olav II

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(Biography) Saint. 995–1030 ad, king of Norway (1015–28), who worked to complete the conversion of Norway to Christianity; deposed by Canute; patron saint of Norway. Feast day: July 29
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It is the layin lags' song said to celebrate laying to waste of London by Olaf II of Norway in 1014.
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