Gottskálk grimmi Nikulásson

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His Excellency
Gottskálk Nikulásson
Bishop of Holar
Church Roman Catholic
Diocese Hólar
Installed 1496
Term ended 8 December 1520
Predecessor Ólafur Rögnvaldsson
Opposed to Jón Arason
Personal details
Born 1469
Died 1520
Nationality  Icelandic

Gottskálk grimmi Nikulasson, Gottskalk Nikulausson the Cruel (1469 – 8 December 1520), was the Bishop of Hólar in Iceland from the year 1496 to 1520. He is also known as the author of a famous book about black magic; Rauðskinna.

References[edit]

  • Páll Eggert Ólason: Íslenskar æviskrár.