Harold was born around 1023 CE into the powerful Godwinson family, with his father, Godwin, being the Earl of Wessex and one of the richest men in England. Harold became Earl of East Anglia in 1046. He founded monasteries at Coventry and Much Wenlock. Harold was the son of Godwin, Earl of … * Godwin, Earl of Wessex at Genealogics * Discussion on soc.genealogy medieval of Godwin's genealogy and possible descent from Alfred the Great's brother. Leofric (died 31 August or 30 September 1057) was an Earl of Mercia. He married Gytha Thorgilsson 1019 at Halland, Sweden . This information is part of by on Genealogy Online. Godwin Earl of Kent Wessex, Sir His parents were Wulfnoth Cild Thane in Sussex and . He ruled from 5 January 1066 until he was killed at the Battle of Hastings.. Career. Earl Godwin of Wessex was the most formidable figure in Edward the Confessor’s England. Leofric had three brothers: Northman, Edwin and Godwine. Harold Godwinson or King Harold II of England (c. 1022 – 14 October 1066) was an English king.He ruled England after king Edward the Confessor died. He was born around 1000 and his father was possibly a ruler in Sussex, known as Wulfnoth, who was a … Harold was born in 1022 (circa) to Godwin, the Earl of Wessex and a Danish noblewoman named Gytha, near Senlac Hill, Sussex, England. Ulf and Estrith's son would become King Sweyn II of Denmark in 1047. He was married about 1019 in Halland, Sweden to Gyða þórgilsdóttir, they gave birth to 1 child. He was the second eldest son out of nine siblings. Harold was born in about 1022. Earl Godwin(e) of Wessex was one of the most powerful men in England before the Norman Conquest and his life is inextricably bound to Wessex and Hampshire. September 8th, 1051. When Godwin was exiled in 1051, Harold went to Ireland where he stayed with the Dermont, King of Leinster. Harold has six brothers: Sweyn (the elder brother), Tostig (the traitor brother), Gyrth, Leofwine and Wulfnoth. He became the most powerful noble in the land and his daughter, Edith married Edward the Confessor.When Edward died in 1066 without an heir his son became King Harold II. Harold II Godwinson, King of England and Eadgyth Swanneshals (?) He also got a share of his brother Swegen’s lands when Swegen was sent into exile in 1046. * Regia Anglorum Kingmakers - the story of the House of Godwin. Godwin was born in 1001 and died 15th April 1053.
Leofric was the son of Leofwine, Ealdorman of the Hwicce, who witnessed a charter in 997 for King Æthelred II. He also got a share of his brother Swegen’s lands when Swegen was sent into exile in 1046. Harold Godwinson was born in 1022 in Wessex, England to Godwin, the Earl of Wessex and Gytha Thorkelsdottir. Godwin Earl of Kent Wessex, Sir His parents were Wulfnoth Cild Thane in Sussex and .