Facts and Events
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Gorm the Old (, Latin: GORM VETUS), also called Gorm the Languid, was the first historically recognized King of Denmark, reigning from to his death . He ruled from Jelling, and made the oldest of the Jelling Stones in honour of his wife Thyra. Gorm was born before 900 and died .
- ↑ Gorm the Old, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia.
- ↑ GORM, son of [HARDEKNUD] & his wife his [wife] --- (-before 950, bur Jelling), in Cawley, Charles. Medieval Lands: A prosopography of medieval European noble and royal families.
- ↑ Dansk konge med sæde i Jelling; havde også tilnavnet "Løge", d.v.s. "den
dvaske". Han var gift med Thyra og rejste sten over hende i Jelling, hvor de
begge begravedes i kæmpehøje. Sønnen Harald Blåtand rejste dem den store
Jelling-sten. Det var formentlig også Harald, der lod deres lig flytte ind i en
grav under Jellingkirkens gulv.