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Harold II Godwineson, King of England

Male Abt 1022 - 1066  (~ 44 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Harold II Godwineson, King of England was born Abt 1022 (son of Godwin of Wessex, Earl of Wessex and Kent and Gytha Thorkelsdóttir); died 14 Oct 1066, Battle, Sussex; was buried Waltham Abbey, Essex, England.

    Harold — Edith the Fair, Swanneck, Queen consort of England. Edith was born Abt 1025; died Abt 1086. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. Godwine died Yes, date unknown.
    2. Edmund died Yes, date unknown.
    3. Magnus died Yes, date unknown.
    4. Gytha of Wessex died 1098 or 1107.
    5. Gunhild, Nun at Wilton died Yes, date unknown.
    6. Ulf Godwineson was born Dec 1066, Chester, Cheshire, England, Great Britain; died Aft 1087.

    Harold married Ealdgyth (Edith)of Mercia Abt 1064, York, Yorkshire, England. Ealdgyth (daughter of AElfgar of Mercia, Earl of Mercia and AElfgifu) was born Abt 1057; died Aft 1070. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. Harold was born Dec 1066, Chester, Cheshire, England, Great Britain; died Aft 1098.

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Godwin of Wessex, Earl of Wessex and Kent was born Abt 987 (son of Wulfnoth of Sussex,, Cyld of Sussex); died 15 Apr 1053, Winchester Castle, Hampshire, England; was buried Winchester Cathedral, Winchester, England.

    Godwin — Gytha Thorkelsdóttir. Gytha (daughter of Thorgil the fast Sprakling) was born Denmark; died Aft 1069, Flanders. [Group Sheet]


  2. 3.  Gytha Thorkelsdóttir was born Denmark (daughter of Thorgil the fast Sprakling); died Aft 1069, Flanders.
    Children:
    1. Edith (Eadgyth) was born Abt 1020; died 18 Dec 1075; was buried Westminster Abbey, London, England.
    2. 1. Harold II Godwineson, King of England was born Abt 1022; died 14 Oct 1066, Battle, Sussex; was buried Waltham Abbey, Essex, England.
    3. Sveyn Godwinson, Earl of Mercia was born Abt 1020; died 29 Sep 1052, Lycia, Constantinople, Byzantium.
    4. Tostig of Northumbria Godwinsson, Earl of Northumberland was born Abt 1026; died 25 Sep 1066, Stamford Bridge, Northumberland; was buried York Minster, York, Yorkshire, England.
    5. Leofwine, Earl of Kent died 14 Oct 1066, Battle, Sussex.
    6. Gyrth, Earl of East Anglia died 14 Oct 1066, Battle, Sussex.
    7. Driella died Yes, date unknown.
    8. Wulfnoth died Aft 1087.
    9. Alfgar, Monk at Rheims died Yes, date unknown.
    10. Edgiva died Yes, date unknown.
    11. Elgiva died Abt 1066.
    12. Gunhilda, Nun died 24 Aug 1087, Bruges, Flanders; was buried Bruges Cathedral.


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  Wulfnoth of Sussex,, Cyld of Sussex died Yes, date unknown.
    Children:
    1. 2. Godwin of Wessex, Earl of Wessex and Kent was born Abt 987; died 15 Apr 1053, Winchester Castle, Hampshire, England; was buried Winchester Cathedral, Winchester, England.

  2. 6.  Thorgil the fast Sprakling (son of Styrbjorn the Strong of Sweden Olafsson and Thyra Haraldsdottir); died Yes, date unknown.
    Children:
    1. 3. Gytha Thorkelsdóttir was born Denmark; died Aft 1069, Flanders.
    2. Eilaf died Yes, date unknown.
    3. Ulf (Wolf) Thorkilsson, Jarl of Denmark was born Abt 967, Halland, Sweden; died 22 Sep 1027.


Generation: 4

  1. 12.  Styrbjorn the Strong of Sweden Olafsson was born Abt 959 (son of Olaf of Sweden Bjornsson, King of Sweden and Ingeberg Thrandotter); died 986.

    Styrbjorn — Thyra Haraldsdottir. Thyra (daughter of Harald I Bluetooth Gormsson, King of Denmark and Gyrid of Sweden Olafsdottir) was born Bef 1000; died 18 Sep 1000. [Group Sheet]


  2. 13.  Thyra Haraldsdottir was born Bef 1000 (daughter of Harald I Bluetooth Gormsson, King of Denmark and Gyrid of Sweden Olafsdottir); died 18 Sep 1000.
    Children:
    1. Bjorn Styrbjornsson died Yes, date unknown.
    2. 6. Thorgil the fast Sprakling died Yes, date unknown.