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From: "Leo van de Pas" <>
Subject: Re: King's Kinsman: King Richard II's kinsman, Olaf VI, King of Norway
Date: Sat, 27 Aug 2005 08:15:10 +1000
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The ordinal employed by the modern editor? Did he not know that Olav V of
Norway was born in 1903? Perhaps you should have double checked elsewhere.
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Sent: Saturday, August 27, 2005 7:50 AM
Subject: Re: King's Kinsman: King Richard II's kinsman, Olaf VI, King of
> Thank you for your good post.
> Yes, you're entirely correct. The other descent you have set forth for
> King Richard II would give him an even closer kinship to King Olaf
> through King Henry III of England.
> In answer to your question, the transcript of the letter from King
> Richard II of England to King Olaf of Norway does not specify any
> ordinal for Olaf. The index, however, identified Olaf as Olaf VI, King
> of Norway, which is the ordinal I used in my post. I doublechecked the
> index to make sure I used the ordinal employed by the modern editor.
> Best always, Douglas Richardson, Salt Lake City, Utah
> Website: www.royalancestry.net
>> In fact, one could tighten it a little further using Richard's maternal
>> ascent to Henry III, thus:
>> l. Henry III, King of England, d. 1272.
>> 2. Edward I, King of England.
>> 3. Edmund 'of Woodstock', Earl of Kent
>> 4. Joan, 'Fair Maid of Kent'
>> 5. Richard II, King of England.
>> 1. Henry III, King of England, d. 1272.
>> 2. Beatrice of England, married Jean, Duke of Brittany.
>> 3. Blanche of Brittany, married Philippe of Artois.
>> 4. Marie of Artois, married Jean de Dampierre, Count of Namur.
>> 5. Blanche of Dampierre, married Magnus II, King of Norway and Sweden.
>> 6. Hakon VI Magnusson, King of Norway and Sweden.
>> 7. Olaf VI, King of Norway.
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