Magnus Haroldsson, Prince Of England

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Magnus Haroldsson, Prince Of England

Lithuanian: Magnusas Haroldsson, Anglijos Kunigaikštis
Birthdate:
Birthplace: Wessex, England
Death: Died
Immediate Family:

Son of Harold Godwinsson, King of England and Edith the Fair
Brother of Gytha Haraldsdóttir, of Wessex; Ulf Haraldsson; Godwin Haroldsson, Prince Of England; Edmund Haroldsson, Prince Of England; Gunhild Haraldsdatter, of Wessex and 2 others
Half brother of Harold Haraldsson

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About Magnus Haroldsson, Prince Of England

Son of Harold and his mistress, probably Eadgyth Swanneshals (Edith the Fair, aka Edith Swanneck).

Children of Harold:

1. Godwin

2. Edmund

3. Magnus

4.Gytha (legitimate)

5. (Ulf?)

6. Gunhild

from Medieval Lands:

4. MAGNUS ([1050/55]-after [1069]). Florence of Worcester records that "Haroldi regis filii Godwinus, Eadmundus, Magnus" returned from Ireland and landed in Somerset where they were defeated, in a passage which deals with events in mid-1068[2067]. He may also have taken part in their raids in south-west England.

Medieval members of the Zaremba Clan in Poland claimed descent from the Magnus who served as comes (wojewode or provincial governor) first of Silesia (c. 1093) and later of Masovia (c. 1109). Recently, some genealogists and historians have proposed that Magnus Haroldsson is the same person as this Magnus. This Magnus apparently also represented the king of Poland at the marriage of Harald's daughter Gytha and the prince of Kiev. (See the 3/25/00 note by Rafal T. Prinke - https://groups.google.com/forum/#!msg/soc.genealogy.medieval/u8gsnT1atQg/ZztOQ25qN9YJ.)

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Magnus Haroldsson, Prince Of England's Timeline

1051
1051
Wessex, England
1068
1068
Age 17