Person:Harold Godwinson (1)

Harold II Godwinson _____, King of England
b.Abt 1022 Wessex, England
m. 1019
  1. Driella Godwinsdóttir, of WessexAbt 1013 -
  2. Harold II Godwinson _____, King of EnglandAbt 1022 - 1066
  3. Sweyn Godwinson _____Abt 1023 - 1052
  4. Gunhild GodwinsdóttirAbt 1024 - 1087
  5. Tostig Godwinson _____, Earl of NorthumbriaAbt 1026 - 1066
  6. Elfgifa GodwinsdóttirAbt 1026 -
  7. Edith Godwinsdóttir, Queen of EnglandAbt 1029 - 1075
  8. Gyrth GodwinsonAbt 1032 - 1066
  9. Leofwine GodwinsonAbt 1035 - 1066
  10. Alfgar GodwinsonAbt 1038 -
  11. Wulfnoth GodwinsonAbt 1040 - 1094
  • HHarold II Godwinson _____, King of EnglandAbt 1022 - 1066
  • WEdith Swanneck _____Abt 1025 - Abt 1086
  1. Ulf Haroldsson
  2. Godwine HaroldssonAbt 1042 -
  3. Edmund HaroldssonAbt 1049 -
  4. Magnus HaroldssonAbt 1051 -
  5. Gunhild HaraldsdatterAbt 1055 - Aft 1093
  6. Gyda HaraldsdatterAbt 1055 - 1107
m. Bef 1066
  1. Harald Haroldson _____1066 - Aft 1098
Facts and Events
Name Harold II Godwinson _____, King of England
Gender Male
Birth? Abt 1022 Wessex, EnglandHouse of Godwin
Marriage to Edith Swanneck _____
Marriage Bef 1066 [year of husband's coronation]
to Ealdgyth _____, Queen consort of England
Death[1] 14 Oct 1066 Battle, Sussex, England Combatant of Hastings
Burial[1] Waltham Abbey Church, Waltham Abbey, Essex, England
Reference Number? Q159597?
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Harold Godwinson ( – 14 October 1066), also called Harold II, was the last crowned Anglo-Saxon English king. Harold reigned from 6 January 1066 until his death at the Battle of Hastings, fighting the Norman invaders led by William the Conqueror during the Norman conquest of England. His death marked the end of Anglo-Saxon rule over England.

Harold Godwinson was a member of a prominent Anglo-Saxon family with ties to Cnut the Great. He became a powerful earl after the death of his father, Godwin, Earl of Wessex. After his brother-in-law, King Edward the Confessor, died without an heir on 5 January 1066, the Witenagemot convened and chose Harold to succeed him; he was probably the first English monarch to be crowned in Westminster Abbey. In late September, he successfully repelled an invasion by rival claimant Harald Hardrada of Norway in York before marching his army back south to meet William the Conqueror at Hastings two weeks later.

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  3.   HAROLD Godwinson, son of GODWIN Earl of Wessex & his wife Gytha of Denmark ([1022/25]-killed in battle Hastings 14 Oct 1066, bur [Waltham Abbey]), in Cawley, Charles. Medieval Lands: A prosopography of medieval European noble and royal families.