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d. Hákon II herðibreiðr Sigurðarson (r. 1157-62) (KEG)Sagas: Hákherð, MErl (H-Hr, Hkr).
Hákon herðibreiðr ‘Broad-shoulder’ Sigurðarson was elected king at the age of ten by the followers of Eysteinn Haraldsson after Eysteinn’s death (1157) and king of Norway when Ingi Haraldsson died in 1161. Hákon was the son of Sigurðr munnr (see Genealogy II.4 in ÍF 28). Throughout his brief reign, he contended for power ﬁrst with Ingi and later with Magnús Erlingsson. Hákon died at the battle of Sekken, Romsdalen, Norway (7 July 1162). See Anon Nkt 60-2, Hkr (ÍF 28, 347-84; Hollander 1991, 768-97), H-Hr (Fms 7, 252-91). See also Orkn (ÍF 34, 237; Hermann Pálsson and Edwards 1987, 182).
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