King Harthacnut 1018 – 1042

Family tree for Harthacnut son of Cnut the Great and Emma of Normandy showing: parents siblings   King Canute the Great 995 – 1035Emma of Normandy 985 – 1082 KING HARTHACNUT 1018 – 1042 Gunhilda of Germany 1020 – 1038 Short Biography Harthacnut was born in 1018 and died on 8th June 1042. He was … Read more King Harthacnut 1018 – 1042

King Harold I Harefoot 1016 – 1040

Family tree for King Harold Harefoot, son of King Canute the Great, showing: parents siblings partner children Aelfgifu of Northampton c.990 – c.1044King Canute the Great 995 – 1035 Sweyn of Norway 1015 – 1037 KING HAROLD I HAREFOOT 1016 – 1040Aelfgifu details unknown Aelfwine Haroldsson d. c1075 Short Biography Harold was born in 1016 … Read more King Harold I Harefoot 1016 – 1040

King Canute the Great 995 – 1035

  Family tree for King Canute the Great, son of Sweyn Forkbeard showing: parents siblings partners children   King Sweyn Forkbeard 960 – 1014Gunhilda of Wendland d. 1014 Harald II of Denmark 994 – 1018 Gytha of Norway d.1044 Santslaue details unkonwn Thyra d. 1018 1. Aelfgifu of Northampton c.990 – c.1044KING CANUTE THE GREAT … Read more King Canute the Great 995 – 1035

Aelfflaed of Bernicia fl 1050

Aelflfaed was the daughter of Ealdred of Bamburgh. Her dates of birth and death are not known. She married Siward of Northumbria and they had two sons, Osbeorn and Waltheof. Family tree for Aelfflaed showing: parents partner children  Ealdred of Bernicia dates unknownMother details unknown Ealdgyth details unknown AELFFLAED OF BERNICIA dates unknownSiward of Northumbria … Read more Aelfflaed of Bernicia fl 1050

Siward of Northumbria d 1055

Siward was Earl of Northumbria. His date of birth is not known but it is known that he died in 1055. It is believed that Siward came to England after Canute conquered the country in 1016. He married Aelflaed, daughter of Ealdred of Bamburgh which further secured his position in Northumbria. He fought against the … Read more Siward of Northumbria d 1055

Aelfwine Haroldsson d. c1075

Aelfwine was the son of King Harold I, known as Harefoot, and the grandson of King Cnut the Great.  Little is known of his life. He was probably born in Scandinavia in the 1030s. It is believed he died in the mid 1070s.  Family tree for Aelfwine Haroldsson showing: parents   King Harold I Harefoot 1016 … Read more Aelfwine Haroldsson d. c1075

Gytha Thorkelsdottir 997 – 1067

Gytha Thorkelsdottir was born around 997 and died around 1067. She was the daughter of  Danish chieftan, Thorkel Sprakling. She married Earl Godwin of Wessex and they had eleven children. Earl Godwin rose to become the most powerful nobleman. Her eldest daughter, Edith, married Edward the Confessor. When Edward died in 1066 without an heir … Read more Gytha Thorkelsdottir 997 – 1067

Aelfgifu of Northampton 990 – 1044

Aelfgifu of Northampton was born around 990 and died around 1044. She was the first wife of King Cnut the Great and the mother of King Harold I. She was  was the daughter of Aelfhelm, Earldorman of Northumbria. Cnut set her aside in 1016 when he married King Aethelred’s widow, Emma of Normandy.    Family … Read more Aelfgifu of Northampton 990 – 1044