Aslaug Sigurdsdottir

 

Aslaug Sigurdsdottir

Father – Sigurd
Mother – Brynhildr
Spouse – Ragnar Lothbrok
Children – Ivar, Bjorn, Sigurd, Ubba, Halfdan

Note: Aslaug is a Norse mythological queen who is said to have been the third wife of Ragnar Lothbrok who may or may not have been a real person. The sons of Ragnar and Aslaug were real Vikings.

 

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Ragnar Lothbrok d. 865

 

Ragnar Lothbrok

Father – Sigurd Hring of Sweden
Mother – unknown
Spouse – Lagertha, Thora Borgarhjortr, Aslaug Sigurdsdottir
Children – Fridleif by Lagertha; Erikr and Agnar by Thora; Ivar, Bjorn, Sigurd, Ubba, Halfdan by Aslaug

Note: Ragnar Lothbrok is featured in many of the Norse sagas and is also mentioned in the Anglo-Saxon Chronicles. It is unclear from these sources whether he was a real person or a legendary figure. His sons however, are real Vikings.

 

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Sweyn Forkbeard King of Denmark and England 960 – 1014

 

Sweyn Forkbeard

Father – Harald Bluetooth
Mother – Gunhilda
Spouse – Gunhilda, Sigrid
Children –  Thyra, Cnut, Harald, Estrid
King of England – 1013 – 1014
Predecessor – Aethelred
Successor – Aethelred

 

 

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King Cnut the Great of England, Denmark and Norway 994 – 1035

King Cnut the Great

Father – King Sweyn Forkbeard
Mother – Gunhilda
Spouse – Aelfgifu of Northampton, Emma of Normandy
Children – by Aelfgifu – Sweyn, Harold, by Emma Harthacnut, Gunhilda
King of England – 1016 – 1035
Predecessor – King Edmund Ironside
Successor – King Harold Harefoot

 

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