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1027 in Norway



Events in the year 1027 in Norway.

Incumbents

  • MonarchsOlaf II

    Events

  • Battle of Boknafjorden.
  • The king Olaf Haraldsson had the local powerful chieftain Erling Skjalgsson killed after the Battle of Boknafjorden. After this he lost his support, fled from the country to Russia the following year, and when he returned he was defeated in the Battle of Stiklestad in 1030.

    Births

    Deaths

  • 21 December – Erling Skjalgsson, local chieftain, killed after a naval battle at Bokn.