Edyth Swanneck c 1025 – d. c1086

likeness unknown

Edyth was the first wife of Harold Godwinson. The date of her birth is thought to be around 1025 and it is thought that she died around 1086. Harold married a second time after he became king but maintained his relationship with Edyth. Edyth identified Harold’s body after the battle of Hastings. 

Family tree for Edyth Swanneck wife of Harold Godwinson showing:


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Heather Y Wheeler. (2017 – 2020). Edyth Swanneck c 1025 – d. c1086. Available: https://www.treesofblue.com/edyth-swanneck-d-c1086. Last accessed February 21st, 2024