Godred

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Cotter Family - Ottar Dynasty - Thorfinus filius Oter
... Thorfin was instrumental in the replacement of Godred II Olafsson as the major power in the Hebrides by Dubgall the son of Somerled ... It has been claimed that Thorfin was acting out a blood feud as Godred had played a part in instigating Óttar's murder Godred is recorded in some sources as ruling ...
Battle Of Skyhill
... and final time that the Norse-Gael warrior Godred Crovan had invaded the island, finally taking it from the ruling king Fingal Godredson ... According to the Chronicles of Mann Godred Crovan's father was "Harald the Black of Ysland" about whom nothing more is known ... In 1070 King Godred Sitricson died and his throne was passed to Fingal, but he does not seem to have remained there long ...
Somerled - Aftermath
... Immediately afterwards, Godred arrived in the Isles after almost a decade spent in exile, defeated (his brother) Ragnvald with Norwegian assistance, and secured himself upon the throne ... In time, Godred appears to have regained most of the northern Hebrides and Skye ... decades of instability in the region, and the Norwegian intervention on Godred's behalf signalled that Scotland was not the only external power with interests in ...
Ragnall I Haraldsson
... Olave's son and Ragnall's half-brother Godred the Black succeeded him to the title ... However Godred's dictatorial style appears to have made him very unpopular with the Islesmen and the ensuing conflicts were the beginning of the end for Mann and The Isles as a coherent territory under the rule of a ... are obscure, but it is known that he had married Ragnhildis, daughter of Olave the Red and Godred's half-sister ...
Godred II Olafsson
... Godred Olafsson (Gaelic Gofraid mac Amlaíb Old Norse Guðrøðr Óláfsson), also known as Godred II, was a 12th century King of Mann and the Isles. 1153), ruled the island-kingdom before him as did Godred's paternal-grandfather, Godred Crovan (d ... Some secondary sources style Godred Olafsson and his predecessors "King of Mann", or "King of Mann and the Isles" ...