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HGT 22: Erling Vidkunsson av Bjarkøy og Giske

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Erling Vidkunsson av Bjarkøy og Giske var en norsk ridder, riksråd og riksforstander (drottsete). Han var i sin tid Norges rikeste og fornemste mann. I tillegg til å være eier av Giske-, Bjarkøy- og Stovreim-godsene, fikk med sin hustru, Elin Toresdatter, datter til kansleren Tore Håkonsson, også store eiendommer på Østlandet.

Erling ble ridder i 1316 og fikk drottsetetittelen mens Magnus Eriksson var umyndig (1323–1332). I perioden 1324–1327 synes Erling også å ha fungert som kansler. Han organiserte forsvaret mot russernes angrep på Finnmark og sluttet freds- og grensetraktat med Novgorod i 1326. Erling var også delaktig i arbeidet med å utvikle kong Håkon 5s lovgivning mot tyskernes handelsovergrep, særlig i Bergen.

Rett etter at kong Magnus hadde tiltrådt som myndig konge, gjorde Erling, sammen med Jon og Sigurd Havtoressønner, opprør mot kongen fra Tunsberghus. Motivene er ukjente, men opprøret bunnet sannsynligvis i en konflikt om innflytelse på riksstyret. Opprørerne underkastet seg til slutt kongemakten, og Erling ser ikke ut til å ha gått åpent ut mot kongen senere.

I 1340-årene var Erling sysselmann på Sunnmøre. Etter den store manndauden (Svartedauden) gjorde han i 1350 en pilegrimsferd til Roma. På tilbakeveien ble han tatt til fange i England, men ble utløst av sin venn erkebiskop Olav.


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Erling Vidkunsson was the Norwegian nobleman and regent of Norway. He received the position of High Justiciar (drottsete) of the country. He was Lord of Bjarkoy and Giske and was probably the most important and wealthy Norwegian noble of his era.

Erling Vidkunsson was born into a noble family of Bjarkøy which held lands principally in northern Norway. The ancestral seat was in Hålogaland, in the region of Harstad. Erling Vidkunsson became the largest holder of noble estate in Norway. From his father, Vidkun Erlingsson (ca. 1260–1302), Erling inherited Bjarkøy and from his mother Gyrid Andresdottir, a descendant of the son of King Inge Stenkilsson of Sweden, he inherited land at Sudreim (Old Norse Suđrheimr) located at Sørum in Romerike. He inherited Giske from his uncle Bjarne Erlingsson (1250–1313) upon the death of that man's childless daughter Kristin who died young.

In 1319, Magnus IV of Sweden, a child three years old, succeeded to the Norwegian throne. A regency was set up for the young king, with Erling's regency extending from 1323-32. The regency-like system continued also because Magnus primarily resided not in Norway, but in neighboring Sweden. Magnus was acclaimed as hereditary king of Norway at the Haugating in Tønsberg in August 1319 under the regency of his mother, Ingeborg Håkonsdotter. In February 1323, the Norwegian regency council rebelled against Ingeborg. During the years 1323-31, Erling Vidkunsson led the Norwegian State Board of Royal Authority (norske riksstyret med kongelig myndighet) and held the title of drottsete until Magnus was declared to have come of age at 15.

By 1343, Norway desired to be more independent of Sweden. King Magnus agreed that his younger son, the future Haakon VI of Norway would be king of Norway. Although the young prince was nominally under regency of his father, Norway received a level of independence and the administration continued under Vidkunsson. Later when the young king was sent to Norway, Vidkunsson was to lead his education.

Many of Norway's highest nobles for the next three centuries would be descended from Erling Vidkunsson. Vidkunsson's only son Bjarne Erlingsson predeceased him. His inheritance was left to his daughters, of whom Ingeborg Erlingsdottir, who married Sigurd Havtoreson (1315-1392) received Giske. Gyrid Erlingsdottir married Eiliv Eilivsson of Naustdalsætten (Old Norse Naustdalr) and Gjertrud Erlingsdottir who married Otte Rømer, received the Sørum land.


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When did Erling Vidkunnsson pass away (year)?

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Kilder/Sources: Wikipedia and Store Norske Leksikon


No: Erling Vidkunssons segl.
En: Erling Vidkunsson's sigil.
Kilde/ Source: Store Norske Leksikon




Velkommen til HåloGeoTour (GT91)!
Dette er en serie med 40 geocacher plassert i Harstad og omegn. Nyttig informasjon om HålGeoTour kan du finne i HGT 01, som er første cache i denne GeoTour-en. En oversikt over cachene som serien består av kan du finne her: GT91. Her kan du laste ned passet du trenger for å fullføre GeoTour-en (om du ikke allerede har det), du kan se noen bilder, og du finner linker til våre sosiale mediekanaler. Del gjerne din opplevelse med oss i sosiale medier med #halogeotour

For å komme deg til Bjarkøy, må du ta ferge fra Stornes til Bjørnerå. Det er Norled som drifter rute 177 (fergerute). Vi anbefaler at du planlegger turen godt, men om du skulle ønske å støtte opp om det lokale næringslivet så er det Nærbutikk på både Lundenes og Bjarkøy.



Welcome to HåloGeoTour (GT91)!
This is a series of 40 geocaches placed in and around Harstad. Useful information about the HåloGeoTour can be found in HGT 01, which is the first geocache in this GeoTour. An overview of the geocaches this GeoTour consists of can be found here: GT91. At this page you can download the passport you need to complete this GeoTour, you can see some pictures, and find links to our social media channels. We would love to see your experience shared in social media with #halogeotour!

To get to Bjarkøy you need to take the ferry from Stornes to Bjørnerå. It is Norled that operates route 177 (schedule). We recommend that you plan your trip well, but if you want to support the local business, there is a Nærbutikk at both at Lundenes and Bjarkøy.

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