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Information about reign: Eirik Blodøks (King Eric I Haraldsson)

CountryNorway
From931
To933
Personal InformationKing Eric I Haraldsson of Norway (885 - 954)
Description

Eric Haraldsson (Old Norse: Eiríkr Haraldsson, Norwegian: Eirik Haraldsson), nicknamed Eric Bloodaxe (Old Norse: Eiríkr blóðøx, Norwegian: Eirik Blodøks), was a 10th-century Norwegian ruler. He is thought to have had short-lived terms as King of Norway and twice as King of Northumbria (c. 947–948 and 952–954).