|Ragnvald (Rogvolod), Prince of Polotsk
Ragnvald (Rogvolod), Prince of Polotsk 1
- Died: Between 978 and 980, Polotsk, Byelorussia
The Primary Chronicle records that he arrived "from overseas" and installed himself on the Western Dvina at Polotsk, where he was known as ROGVOLOD and enjoyed princely status. He and his two sons were killed by Vladimir, later Grand Prince of Kiev, after he refused the latter's offer to marry his daughter Rogned. 2
Ragnvald married . . . . . . .
1 For a discussion of the possible origin of Ragnvald, refer ANNUS ALBARUTHENICUS: On the Scandinavian origin of Rahvalod, by Oleg Łatyszonek.
2 Foundation for Medieval Genealogy, Medlands: Princes of Polotsk.