King Harald Hardrada of Norway 1016 – 1066

Born – c.1015 Died – 25th September 1066 Father – Sigurd Syr (d. c.1018) Mother – Asta Gudbrandsdatter (c. 980 – 1030) Spouses – m. 1045 – Ellisif of Kiev (1025 – 1067), m. 1048 – Tora Torbergsdatter (b. 1025) Children – By Ellisif – Ingegerd (1046 – 1120), Maria (d. 1066), by Tora – … Read more

King Harthacnut of England and Denmark 1018 – 1042

Born – 1018 Died – 8th June 1042 Father – King Canute (995 – 1035) Mother – Emma of Normandy (985 – 1052) Spouse – Not married  Children – No children King of Denmark – 1035 – 1042 Predecessor – Canute 1018 – 1035 Successor – Magnus the Good – 1042 – 1047 King of … Read more

King Canute the Great of England, Denmark and Norway 995 – 1035

Born – 995 Died – 12th November 1035 Father – King Sweyn Forkbeard (960 – 1014) Mother – Gunhilda (d. 1014) Spouses – m. 1013 – Aelfgifu of Northampton (b. 990); m. 1017 – Emma of Normandy (985 – 1052) Children – by Aelfgifu – Sweyn (1015 – 1037), King Harold I (1016 – 1040), … Read more

Sweyn Forkbeard King of Denmark and England 960 – 1014

Born – 960 Died – 3rd February 1014 Father – Harald Bluetooth (910 – 986) Mother – Gyrid Olafsdottir (dates not known) Spouse – m. c990, div c1000 – Gunhilda (d. c1015), m. c1000 – Sigrid (d. c1013) Children –  by Gunhilda – Thyra (b. 993), King Canute (994 – 1035), King Harald II of Denmark (995 – … Read more

King Aethelred the Unready of England 966 – 1016

Born – 966 Died – 23rd April 1016 Father – King Edgar (943 – 975) Mother – Aelfthryth (945 – 1002) Spouses – m. 985 – Aelfgifu of York (970 – 1002); m. 1002 – Emma of Normandy (985 – 1052) Children – by Aelfthryth – Aethelstan (985 – 1014), Ecgbert (d. 1005), King Edmund Ironside … Read more

King Edmund I of England 921 – 946

Born – 921 Died – 26th May 946 Father – Edward the Elder (874 – 924) Mother – Eadgifu of Kent (c902 – c966) Spouses – m 940 – Aelfgifu of Shaftesbury (c902 – 944); m. 944 Aethelflaed of Damerham (c920 – c975) Children – King Eadwig (941 – 959), King Edgar (943 – 975) … Read more

King Alfred the Great 849 – 899

Born – 849 Died – 26th October 899 Father – King Aethelwulf of Wessex (795 – 858) Mother – Osburgh (810 – 855) Spouse – m.868 – Ealhswith (852 – 902) Children – Aethelflaed (870 – 918), King Edward the Elder (874 – 924), Aethelgifu (875 – 896), Aelfthryth (877 – 929), Aethelweard (880 – 922) … Read more

King Sweyn Estridsson of Denmark 1019 – 1076

King Sweyn Estridsson of Denmark

Father – Ulf Thorgilsson
Mother – Estrid Svendsdatter
Spouses – 1. Gyda of Sweden 2. Gunnhildr Sweinsdottir 3. Tora Torbergsdatter
Children – by Gunnhildr – Svend Svendsen
King of Denmark – 1047 – 1076
Predecessor – Magnus the Good – 1042 – 1047
Successor – Harald III 1076 – 1080

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Ragnar Lothbrok d. 865

Born – around 760 Died – 865 Father – Sigurd Hring of Sweden Mother – unknown Spouse – Lagertha, Thora Borgarhjortr, Aslaug Sigurdsdottir Children – by Lagertha – Fridleif  b.781; by Thora – Erikr and Agnar (b.786); by Aslaug – Ivar the Boneless (794 – 873), Bjorn Ironside (800 – 865), Sigurd Snake in the … Read more

Ubba Ragnarsson d. 877

Born – c 810 Died – 878 Father – Ragnar Lothbrok (d.865) Mother – Aslaug Sigurdsdottir Spouse – No known spouse Children – No known children 810 (around) A son, Ubba was born to the legendary Viking, Ragnar Lothbrok, and possibly Aslaug Sigurdsdottir. The records are unclear as to Ubba’s parentage but he is recorded … Read more

Ivar the Boneless Ragnarsson 794 – 873

Born – 794 Died – 873 Father – Ragnar Lothbrok Mother – Aslaug Sigurdsdottir Spouse – Unmarried Children – No Children 794 (around) Ivar the Boneless was born to the legendary Viking, Ragnar Lothbrok, and Aslaug Sigurdsdottir. He was nicknamed ‘the Boneless’ possibly because he was disabled, because he was impotent or because he had … Read more

King Aethelred I of Wessex 840 – 871

Born – c. 840 Died – 23rd April 871 Father – King Aethelwulf (795 – 858) Mother – Osburgh (810 – 855) Spouse – m. c865 Wulfthryth (b. 840) Children – Aethelhelm (b. 868), Aethelwold (869 – 902) King of Wessex – 866 – 871 Predecessor – Aethelbert – 860 – 865 Successor – Alfred … Read more

King Aethelwulf of Wessex 795 – 858

Born – c. 795 Died – 13th January 858 Father – Egbert of Wessex (770 – 839) Mother – Redburga (possibly) Spouse – Osburgh (810 – 855), Judith of France (843 – 870) Children – by Osburgh – Aethelstan (d. 852), Aethelbald (834 – 860), Aethelbert (836 – 865), Aethelswith (838 – 888), Aethelred (840 … Read more

Emma of Normandy 985 – 1052

Born – 985 Died – 6th March 1052 Father – Richard I, Duke of Normandy (932 – 996) Mother – Gunnora (950 – 1031) Spouses – 1. King Aethelred the Unready (966 – 1016), 2. King Canute (995 – 1035) Children – by Aethelred – King Edward the Confessor (1002 – 1066), Godgifu (1004 – … Read more

English History 990 – 999

This timeline gives a chronological listing of the main events in English History for the years 990 – 999 The king of England for this period was Aethelred the Unready 990 (13th February) Aelfgar, Archbishop of Canterbury, died. 990 (After 13th February) Sigeric was appointed new Archbishop of Canterbury. 990 (during) A son, Edmund was … Read more