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Svend I «Tveskæg» Haraldssøn (Jelling), Konge af Danmark, Norge og England

Nicknames: "Sweyn I Forkbeard", "Sweyn the Dane", "Swegen and Tuck", "Sveinn Tjúguskegg", "Svein Tjugeskjegg", "Sven Tveskägg", "Svend Tveskæg", "Svend Tjugeskæg", "Svend Tyvskæg", ""Tveskaeg""
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Birthplace: Jelling, Vejle, Danmark
Death: Died in Gainsbough, Lincolnshire, England
Place of Burial: Hellig Trefoldigheds Kirke, Roskilde, Danmark
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Son of Harald I "Blåtand" Gormsson and Gyrithe Óláfsdotter, Dronning af Danmark
Husband of Gunhild Haraldsdatter; Gyrithe Óláfsdotter, Dronning af Danmark; Sigrid Tostesdotter «the Haughty» Storråde and Świętosława «Gunhilda» Mieszkówna of Poland
Father of Gyda Svendsdatter; Estrid (Margaret) Svendsdatter; Santslaue Svendsdatter; Gunnhild Svendsdatter; Harald II Sweinson king of Denmark and 2 others
Brother of Håkon Haraldsøn; Gunhild Haraldsdatter; Thyra Haraldsdottir and Sigrid Styrjornsson

Occupation: Dansk konge 980 - 1014 og Engelsk konge 1013 - 1014, Kung av Danmark, Konge: 986 - 1014, King of Denmark, Kung av Danmark 985-992 och 993-1014. Kung av England 1013-1014, Konge Av Danmark, Kung av Danmark 986-987, och 1000-1014. Kung av England 1013-1014
Managed by: Günther Kipp
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About Svend I «Tveskæg» Haraldssøn (Jelling), Konge af Danmark, Norge og England

Sweyn I Forkbeard

Svend I Tveskæg

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Predecessor Harald Bluetooth Successor Harald II Sveinsson

  • King of Norway Reign 986 - 995 + 999 – 1014

Predecessor Harald Bluetooth - Olav I Tryggvason Successor Olav I Tryggvason - Saint Olaf

  • King of England Reign 1013 – 1014

Predecessor Æthelred the Unready Successor Æthelred the Unready

-------------------- Occupation: Kung i Danmark 986-1014, kung i England 1013-1014 Religion: According to Adam of Bremen, Sweyn only achieved success as a ruler after accepting Christianity. Sveyn I 'Forkbeard' Haraldsson, King of Denmark and England1 M, #102418, b. circa 960, d. 3 February 1014 Last Edited=14 Jul 2005 Sveyn I 'Forkbeard' Haraldsson, King of Denmark and England was born circa 960 at Denmark.2 He was the son of Harald I 'Bluetooth' Gormsson, King of Denmark and Gyrid Olafsdottir.3 He married, firstly, Gunhilda of Poland, daughter of Mieszko I, Duke of Poland and Dubrawka of Bohemia, circa 990.2 He married, secondly, Sigrid 'the Haughty' (?), daughter of Skogul Toste, before 1000.4 He and Gunhilda of Poland were divorced in 1000. He died on 3 February 1014 at Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, England.4 He was buried at Roskilde Cathedral, Copenhagen, Denmark.4 He succeeded to the title of King Sveyn I of Denmark on 1 November 986.2 He was deposed as King of Denmark in 987.2 He succeeded to the title of King Sveyn I of Denmark in 1000.2 He gained the title of King Sveyn I of England in 1013. Children of Sveyn I 'Forkbeard' Haraldsson, King of Denmark and England and Gunhilda of Poland Gytha Sveynsdottir+ Gunhilda Sveynsdottir daughter Sveynsdottir+4 Santslaue Sveynsdottir4 Thyra Sveynsdottir b. c 993 Harald II Sveynsson, King of Denmark3 b. c 994, d. bt 1018 - 1019 Canute II Sveynsson, King of England and Denmark+3 b. c 995, d. 12 Nov 1035 Child of Sveyn I 'Forkbeard' Haraldsson, King of Denmark and England and Sigrid 'the Haughty' (?) Astrid Sveynsdottir+3 b. c 997 Citations [S11] Alison Weir, Britain's Royal Families: The Complete Genealogy (London, U.K.: The Bodley Head, 1999), page 24. Hereinafter cited as Britain's Royal Families. [S11] Alison Weir, Britain's Royal Families, page 25. [S38] John Morby, Dynasties of the World: a chronological and genealogical handbook (Oxford, Oxfordshire, U.K.: Oxford University Press, 1989), page 149. Hereinafter cited as Dynasties of the World. [S11] Alison Weir, Britain's Royal Families, page 26. http://www.thepeerage.com/p10242.htm#i102418

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• WikiTree profile Denmark-149 created through the import of heinakuu2011-6.ged on Jul 5, 2011 by Johanna Amnelin. •This person was created through the import of 2011 Lambert - Bailey Family T (1).ged on 02 May 2011. •This person was created through the import of Williams_AndersForWikiTree.ged on 07 May 2011. This person was created through the import of Olin LaVern and Darlene Thomas.ged on 14 April 2011. • WikiTree profile Van Denemarken-3 created through the import of MONAYAAN.GED on Jan 5, 2012 by Yaan Siebens. •This person was created through the import of Howland Mayflower-dude.ged on 12 September 2010. •Thanks to Sheri Sturm for starting this profile. • WikiTree profile UNKNOWN-77890 created through the import of FAMILY 6162011.GED on Jun 20, 2011 by Michael Stephenson. • WikiTree profile Denmark England Norway-1 created through the import of Travis Family Tree.ged on Jun 22, 2011 by Roger Travis. •This person was created through the import of paul clare family tree (1).ged on 10 May 2011. •This person was created through the import of Truitt Family Tree again.ged on 13 August 2010. • WikiTree profile Haraldsson-109 created through the import of Steele Family Tree.ged on Jun 7, 2011 by Jeff Steele. •This person was created on 20 May 2011 through the import of McQuery Family Tree.ged. • WikiTree profile Haraldsson-157 created through the import of Ancestor's that we lost, the Decendants they left behind_2011-08-28_01 (2).ged on Sep 12, 2011 by Willette Bryant. •This person was created through the import of McQuery Family Tree.ged on 20 May 2011. * WikiTree profile England-870 created through the import of jefflorrie(1).ged on Sep 10, 2011 by Jeff Johnson. • WikiTree profile Denmark-141 created through the import of Nelson Family Tree.ged on Jun 6, 2011 by Gregory Nelson. • WikiTree profile Tveskägg-1 created through the import of heinakuu2011-6.ged on Jul 5, 2011 by Johanna Amnelin. • WikiTree profile Denmark-163 created through the import of O'Bryan Family tree.ged on Sep 6, 2011 by Tim Tropeck.

  • This person was created through the import of Williams_AndersForWikiTree.ged on 07 May 2011. * WikiTree profile Sweyn-1 created through the import of SRW 7th July 2011.ged on Jul 7, 2011 by Stephen Wilkinson. •This person was created through the import of Weaver.ged on 03 January 2011.
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