See also

Thyra ( - )

1. Thyra Sveynsdottir, daughter of Sveyn I Haraldsson KING OF DENMARK AND ENGLAND (c. 960-1014), married Godwine EARL OF WESSEX.

Second Generation

2. Sveyn I Haraldsson KING OF DENMARK AND ENGLAND, son of Harald I Gormsson KING OF DENMARK and Gyrid Olafsdottir, was born circa 0960. He died on 3 February 1014.

 

Sveyn I 'Forkbeard' Haraldsson, King of Denmark and England was born circa 960 in Denmark. He was the son of Harald I 'Bluetooth' Gormsson, King of Denmark and Gyrid Olafsdottir. He married, firstly, Gunhilda of Poland, daughter of Mieszko I, Duke of Poland and Dubrawka of Bohemia, circa 990. He married, secondly, Sigrid 'the Haughty', daughter of Skogul Toste, before 1000. He and Gunhilda of Poland were divorced in 1000. He died on 3 February 1014 in Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, England. He was buried in Roskilde Cathedral, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Sveyn I 'Forkbeard' Haraldsson, King of Denmark and England succeeded to the title of King Sveyn I of Denmark on 1 November 986. He was deposed as King of Denmark in 987. He succeeded to the title of King Sveyn I of Denmark in 1000.3 He gained the title of King Sveyn I of England in 1013.

 

Sveyn I Haraldsson KING OF DENMARK AND ENGLAND had the following children:

 

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Thyra Sveynsdottir ( - )

Third Generation

3. Harald I Gormsson KING OF DENMARK was born circa 0910 in Blauzahn, Germany. He died on 1 November 0986 in Jomsborg, Denmark. He married Gyrid Olafsdottir.

 

arald I 'Bluetooth' Gormsson, King of Denmark gained the title of King Harald I of Denmark in 940.

 

4. Gyrid Olafsdottir has few details recorded about her. She and Harald I Gormsson KING OF DENMARK had the following children:

 

Thyra Haralsdottir (bef949- ). Thyra was born before 0949.

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Sveyn I Haraldsson KING OF DENMARK AND ENGLAND (c. 960-1014)