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Jarl Thrugot Ulfsen Fairskin, of Denmark

Swedish: Thrugot Ulvsson Fagerskinn, Jarl av Danmark, Danish: Thrugot Ulfsen Fagerskind, Jarl af Danmark, Norwegian: Thrugot Ulvsson Fagerskinna, Jarl av Danmark
Also Known As: "Ulvsson", "Ulfsen", "Ulfsøn", "Fagrskinna"
Birthplace: Jylland, Denmark
Death: circa 1070 (39-56)
Immediate Family:

Son of Galiciefarer Ulv "Galiciefarer" Ulfsson, Earl of Denmark; Princess Bodil Håkonsdatter of Denmark and Lady Aldborough Bodil Haakonsdotter
Husband of Þórgunnr Vagnadóttir
Father of Thorkill "Svend" Thrugotsson, aka "Svend"; Svend Thrugotsen; Astrad Thrugotsen and queen consort of Denmark Bodil Thurgotsdatter af Danmark
Brother of Thord Ulfsson Bonde

Occupation: Jarl
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About Jarl Thrugot Ulfsen Fairskin, of Denmark

Thrugot Ulfsen Fairskin, Jarl of Denmark

Project MedLands, Denmark Nobility

Chapter 2. Family of ULF "Galicienfari"

ULF Jarl in Denmark "Galicienfari son of ? m BODIL Haakonsdotter, daughter of HAAKON Eriksson Jarl in Norway & his wife Gunhild of the Wends.' Her marriage and parentage is given in Knytlnga Saga[27].

Ulf & his wife had one child:

  • 1. THRUGOT Ulfsen Fagrskinna, Commander of household troops of Svend I Estridsen King of Denmark. m THORGUNNA daughter of VAGN Ågesen & his wife Ingeborg Thorkilsdatter 1070.

Thrugot & his wife had three children

  • a) THORKIL Thrugotsen (SVEND Thorgunnasen,) Florence of Worcester records that "Suani regis Danorum filii, Haroldus, Canutus et patruus eorum Esbernus comes et comes Turkillus" sailed from Denmark in [1069] and landed "in ostio Humbræ fluminis"[28]. Commander of Knud II "den Hellige" King of Denmark. 1086. m INGE, daughter of ---. The primary source which confirms her marriage has not yet been identified.
  • b) ASTRAD Thorgunasen Commander of Knud II "den Hellige/the Holy" King of Denmark. 1080.
  • c) BODIL Thorgunnasdatter (-Mount of Olives near Jerusalem 1103). She is named as the wife of Erik by Saxo Grammaticus, who also gives her father's and paternal grandfather's names[29]. The Liber Vitæ of Durham names "Eiric rex Danorum Botild regina"[30]. m firstly BJØRN ---. m secondly (before 1086) ERIK Svendsen, illegitimate son of SVEND II Estridsen & his wife ? (Slangerup Cyprus 10 Jul 1103, bur Cyprus). He succeeded in 1095 as ERIK I "Ejegod/the Good" King of Denmark.

Thorkil & his wife had five children (the primary sources which confirm the information relating to these children and their descendants have not yet been identified)

  • i) SVEND (-Jerusalem 30 Mar [1153], bur Jerusalem, Pater Noster Church, Mount of Olives). Bishop of Viborg [1132].
  • ii) CHRISTIERN Svendsen (-20 May [1140]). Danish commander. Høvding in Jylland. m ?
  • iii) ASSER' (-5 May 1137, bur Lund Cathedral). Bishop of Lund 1089. First Archbishop of Lund 1104.
  • iv) ESKIL Svendson (-Jerusalem [1153], bur Jerusalem, Pater Noster Church, Mount of Olives). Danish storman. Crusader.
  • (v) AAGE Svendson .

The name of Christian´s wife is not known. Christiern & his wife had three children:

  • (a) ESKIL ([1100]-Clairvaux [Aug/Sep] 1181, bur Clairvaux Monastery). Bishop of Roskilde 1134. Archbishop of Lund 1139-1177. Papal legate. Later a monk at Clairvaux. m ---. The name of Eskil´s wife is not known.

Eskil & his wife had one child:

  • (1) ASA Eskilsdotter m KARL Eriksen Jarl in Halland, son of Jarl ERIK from Falster & his wife Cæcilia of Denmark. 1155/1162.
  • (b) AAGE Christiernsen, Commander of Erik II "Emun" King of Denmark. 1134. m ? The name of Aage´s wife is not known.

Aage & his wife had one child:

  • (1) SVEND Aggesen, Danish historian. [1185].
  • (c) SVEND Christiernsen, m ---. The name of Svend´s wife is not known.

Svend & his wife had two children

  • (1) ASSER, Provost at Lund cathedral. 1171/74.
  • (2) CHRISTIAN Svendson 1176.

Source Project MedLands, Denmark Nobility - http://fmg.ac/Projects/MedLands/DANISH%20NOBILITY.htm#UlfGalicienfariMBodilHaakonsd