Person:Ulf Jarl (1)

Ulf Thorgilsson
Facts and Events
Name Ulf Thorgilsson
Gender Male
Birth? Halland, Sweden
Alt Birth? 967 Håland, Rogaland, Norway
Marriage ABT 1018 to Estrid Svendsdatter, of Denmark
Other Marriage Ending Status Divorce
with Estrid Svendsdatter, of Denmark
Death[2] 1026 Roskilde, Denmark
Ancestral File Number 8Q7V-S7
Burial? Hellige-Trefolg, Kirken, Roskilde, , Denmark

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Ulf (or Ulf Jarl) was a Danish earl (jarl). As a Viking chieftain he participated in Cnut the Great's conquest of England as one of his most trusted men. He married Cnut's sister Estrid Svendsdatter and from c. 1024 he was his appointee as regent of Denmark, probably as the guardian of Cnut's young son Harthacnut. After Ulf joined Olaf II of Norway and Anund Jacob of Sweden in a coalition against Cnut, Cnut had him killed in Roskilde. He was the father of Sweyn II of Denmark, King of Denmark from 1047 to 1074.

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  1.   Ulf Jarl, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia. (Online: Wikimedia Foundation, Inc.).
  2. ULF Thrugilson [WULFSIGE Sprakling] (-murdered Roskilde 1026, bur Roskilde), in Cawley, Charles. Medieval Lands: A prosopography of medieval European noble and royal families.