Gunhilda of Germany 1020 – 1038

Gunhilda of Germany

Gunhilda was born in 1020 and died 8th July 1038. She was the daughter of King Cnut the Great by his second wife, Emma of Normandy. She was sent to Germany at the age of 5 to live in the court of her betrothed, the future Holy Roman Emperor Henry III. They married in 1035 and had one daughter before Gunhilda died of a disease, possibly malaria.

 Family tree for Gunhilda daughter of Cnut the Great and Emma of Normandy showing:


Published Jun 26, 2017 @ 11:16 am – Updated – Jun 4, 2020 @ 3:19 pm

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Heather Y Wheeler. (2017 – 2020). Gunhilda of Germany 1020 – 1038. Available: Last accessed September 29th, 2021