Eric Bloodaxe

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Eric Haraldsson (fl. c.930−954), nicknamed Bloodaxe and Brother-Slayer (Latin: fratrum interfector), was a Norwegian king. He ruled as King of Norway, after his father Harald Fairhair, from 932 to 934 and was King of Northumbria twice from 947 to 948 and 952 to 954.