Harold II Godwinsson, King of England

Male Abt 1022 - 1066  (~ 44 years)


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  • Name Harold II Godwinsson  
    Born Abt 1022  England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    History On 5 January 1066, he was crowned the King of England  [2
    Reign 1066 
    King of England 
    Died 14 Oct 1066  [1, 2
    Siblings 7 siblings 
    Person ID I3528  | Boudreau Line
    Last Modified 6 May 2020 

    Father Godwine, Ealdorman of Wessex,   d. 15 Apr 1053, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Gytha 
    Married 1019 - 1020  England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F2911  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Edith "Swanneshals" 
    Married Type: They were not married 
    Children 
     1. Godwine
     2. Eadmund
     3. Magnus
     4. Gunhild
    +5. Gytha of Wessex, Princess of England
    Last Modified 16 Dec 2019 
    Family ID F8113  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Ealdgyth of Mercia,   b. Abt 1034, Kingdom of Mercia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1070  (Age ~ 36 years)  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Married 1064 or Mar 1066  York, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Children 
     1. Harold,   b. Dec 1066, Chester, Cheshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. After 1098  (Age ~ 32 years)
     2. Ulf,   b. Dec 1066, Chester, Cheshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. After 1087  (Age ~ 21 years)
    Last Modified 16 Dec 2019 
    Family ID F2914  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Abt 1022 - England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1064 or Mar 1066 - York, Yorkshire, England Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S309] Fraser, Antonia. The Lives of the Kings & Queens of England, (New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1975), Secondary Source.

    2. [S60] Stuart, Roderick W. Royalty for Commoners, The Complete Known Lineage of John of Gaunt, Son of Edward III, King of England, and Queen Philippa Fourth Edition, (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Company, 2002), Secondary Source.

    3. [S1715] Searle, William George. Anglo-Saxon Bishops, Kings and Nobles, (Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 1899).

    4. [S65] Sewell, Robert James. Sewell: A History of the Sewell Family from the Earliest Times, (unknown: manuscript, March 2008), Secondary Source.

    5. [S1569] Lundy, Darryl. The Peerage web site, (Wellington, New Zealand: http://www.thepeerage.com/index.htm, 2019), Tertiary Source.

    6. [S304] Wikipedia, Secondary Source.
      Ealdgyth (daughter of Ælfgar, Earl of Mercia)

    7. [S1682] Weir, Alison. Britain's Royal Families, (London: Vintage Books, 1989), Secondary Source.



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