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Saint Olaf II Haraldsson, King of Norway. He ruled over Norway in the early 11th century. Olaf was killed in the Battle of Stiklestad in 1030.

Saint Olaf II Haraldsson, King of Norway. He ruled over Norway in the early century. Olaf was killed in the Battle of Stiklestad in 1030 - now patron saint of Norway

Painting of Battle of Stiklestad - Wounded King Olaf Haraldsson "rex perpetuus Norvegiae", the eternal king of Norway, leans on a rock as he is speared by Thorir Hund, a chieftan and commited Pagan. Even though Olaf tortured and murdered to spread Christianity, he was made a saint and a church was built over the rock where he was slain. He is the Patron Saint of Norway.

Saint Olav at the Battle of Stiklestad Nicolai Arbo - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Trondheim is the historical capital of Norway dating back to medieval times. The Norwegian Viking King Olav Tryggvason established the city in 997. The Cathedral was built over the burial place of St. Olav, the patron saint of Norway.

Trondheim is the historical capital of Norway dating back to medieval times. The Norwegian Viking King Olav Tryggvason established the city in The Cathedral was built over the burial place of St. Olav, the patron saint of Norway.

Members of the Den Norske Legion were issued with its own unit sleeve title bearing the name “Frw. Legion Norwegen” in silver script on a black background, and in some cases the circular Saint Olaf (Patron Saint of Norway) Cross with upright swords...

Members of the Den Norske Legion were issued with its own unit sleeve title bearing the name “Frw. Legion Norwegen” in silver script on a black background, and in some cases the circular Saint Olaf (Patron Saint of Norway) Cross with upright swords.

Holy Well. St Olave, Old Jewry is dedicated to the 11th century patron saint of Norway, St Olaf. Old Jewry was the precinct of medieval London largely occupied and populated by Jews until their expulsion from England in 1290. The church is also recorded as St Olave in Colechirchlane and St Olave, Upwell, the latter appellation coming from a well under the east end of the church.

Holy Well. St Olave, Old Jewry is dedicated to the 11th century patron saint of Norway, St Olaf. Old Jewry was the precinct of medieval London largely occupied and populated by Jews until their expulsion from England in 1290. The church is also recorded as St Olave in Colechirchlane and St Olave, Upwell, the latter appellation coming from a well under the east end of the church.

St. Olaf's Church, Balestrand, Norway | Flickr - Photo Sharing! Saint Olaf was the patron Saint of Norway before Norway became Protestant. Some what still in use!

Olaf's Anglican Church, Balestrand, Norway, was built in the pseudo-stave church style and was completed in by anek messier

Nidaros Cathedral is a Church of Norway cathedral located in the city of Trondheim in Norway and is built over the burial site of Saint Olav, the king of Norway in the 11th century, the patron saint of the nation. It is the traditional location for the consecration of the King of Norway. It was built from 1070 to 1300 and after the Protestant Reformation, it was taken from the Roman Catholics by the Lutheran Church in 1537. It is the northernmost medieval cathedral in the world.

Nidaros Cathedral is a Church of Norway cathedral located in the city of Trondheim in Norway and is built over the burial site of Saint Olav, the king of Norway in the 11th century, the patron saint of the nation. It is the traditional location for the consecration of the King of Norway. It was built from 1070 to 1300 and after the Protestant Reformation, it was taken from the Roman Catholics by the Lutheran Church in 1537. It is the northernmost medieval cathedral in the world.

Церковь Олевисте. #Tallinn. St. Olav's Church is named after the Norwegian king Olav II Haraldsson - Baptist Norway (995-1030), later declared the patron saint of Norway, it is revered as the patron saint of sailors.

Olav's Church is named after the Norwegian king Olav II Haraldsson - Baptist Norway later declared the patron saint of Norway, it is revered as the patron saint of sailors.

Catholic procession to St. Olav Chapel Stiklestad 2011. Clergy and members of The Norwegian Catholic Church walk in procession to St. Olav Chapel, after celebrating the Holy Mass in the old medieval church at Stiklestad, Norway. The relic of St. Olaf is carried by archbishop Emil Paul Tscherrig, Apostolic Nuncio to the Nordic countries. The procession took place July 31, 2011 as part of celebration of Olsok, the feast of St. Olaf, patron saint of Norway

Clergy and members of The Norwegian Catholic Church walk in procession to St. Olav Chapel, after celebrating the holy mass in the old medieval church at Stik.