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 Harthacnut of England and Denmark 1018 – 1042

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

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 Sweyn Forkbeard King of Denmark and England 960 – 1014

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 Aethelred the Unready of England 966 – 1016

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 Edmund I of England 921 – 946

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 Alfred the Great 849 – 899

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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King Burgred of Mercia fl 870

Born – not known Died – not known Father – not known Mother – not known  Spouse – Aethelswith (m. 853) Children – not known King of Mercia – 852 – 874 Preceded by Beorhtwulf – 840 – 852 Succeeded by Ceolwulf – 874 – 883 852 (during) Burgred succeeded Beorhtwulf as King of Mercia. … Read more King Burgred of Mercia fl 870

Harald Bluetooth King of Denmark 910 – 986

Harald BluetoothFather – Gorm the Old
Mother – Thyra Danebod
Spouse – Gunhilda, Gyrid, Tove
Children – Thyra, Sweyn, Hakon, Gunhilda
King of Denmark – 958 – 986
Predecessor – Gorm the Old 936 – 958
Successor – Sweyn I Forkbeard 986 – 1014

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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 Ivar the Boneless Ragnarsson 794 – 873

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 Aethelred I of Wessex 840 – 871