Stiklestad


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Stiklestad

(stĭ`kləstä'), village, Nord-Trøndelag co., central Norway, on the Trondheimsfjord. In a battle there in 1030, Olaf II (St. Olaf) was slain in an attempt to regain the crown of Norway.
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I visited one such camp in Stiklestad, a town described by our guide as the "cradle of the Viking age".
One stamp was produced for the centennial celebration of the Constitution in 1914 and another in 1930 commemorating Holy King Olav and the battle of Stiklestad which took place 900 years earlier.