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Ulf Thorgilsson

Danish: Jarl Ulf Torgilsson, Swedish: Ulf Torkilsson, Norwegian: Jarl Ulf Thorgilson Saltensee
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Birthplace: Halland, Sverige (Sweden)
Death: September 22, 1027 (29-38)
Roskilde, Danmark (Denmark) (Murdered)
Place of Burial: Roskilde, Sjælland, Danmark
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Son of Thorgils Sprakalägg
Husband of Princess Estrid Margrethe Svendsdatter Svendsdatter, of Denmark
Father of Bjørn Ulfssøn Estridsøn, Jarl af Danmark; Sweyn II Estridson, King of Denmark and Asbjørn Ulfsen Ulfsøn
Brother of Eilif Thorgilsson and Gytha, countess of Wessex

Occupation: Jarl av Skåne & Danmark, Jarl av Skåne og Danmark, Jarl av Danmark
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About Ulf Thorgilsson, Jarl of Denmark

Ulf Torgilsson, Ulf Jarl. Jarl av Danmark

  • f. ca 993 Han var sønn av Torgil Sprakling
  • ca 1015 Ulf var gift med Estrid Sveindsdatter av Danmark Datter av Svend Tveskjegg og Sigrid Storråde De hadde barna Bjørn, Svend. Asbjørn og en ukjent datter
  • 1016 Ulf deltok i sin svoger Knuts invasjon av England, Knut blir konge av England I 1018 blir han også konge av Danmark kjent som Knut den Store
  • 1024 Ulf blir innsatt som jarl i Danmark av sin svoger kong Knut. Ulf regjerte i Danmark i Knuts fravær. Han var også fosterfar til Knuts sønn Hardeknut. Svenskekongen Anund Jakob og den norske Olav den hellige utnyttet Knuts fravær til å angripe Danmark. Ulf fikk da overtalt de danske frimennene til å velge den unge Hardeknut til konge, siden de var misfornøyd med Knuts opphold utenfor Danmark. Som Knuts ivaretaker gjorde dette trekket at Ulf ble Danmarks egentlige hersker.
  • Da Knut i fikk høre om det som hadde skjedd dro han tilbake til Danmark. Med Ulfs hjelp slo han svenskene og nordmennene i slaget ved Helgeå. Dette var imidlertid ikke nok til at Knut kunne tilgi Ulf for kuppet.
  • 1026 Ved en fest i Roskilde spilte de to svogerne sjakk og kom i krangel. Dagen derpå, juledag 1026, lot Knut en av husmennene sine drepe Ulf jarl i Treenighetskirken i Roskilde. Beretninger om de to svogerne og drapet på Ulf er motstridende. Han ble begravet i Roskilde kirken

http://fmg.ac/Projects/MedLands/DENMARK.htm#ErikIdied1103A

https://no.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ulf_Torgilsson

http://www.roskildehistorie.dk/stamtavler/konger/1_Vikingetid/Svend_Tve.htm

Broder til Gytha Thorgilsdatter (1000 - 1069), der også hører til mine aner.

Han blev dræbt i Roskilde i Hellig Trefoldighedskirkens kor i julen 1026.

Leo: Nachkommen Gorms des Alten, 1978 , Brenner, S. Otto, Reference: 29.


Ulf Thorgilson, Earl in England was born at Halland, Sweden. He was the son of Thorgils 'Sprakalegg' Styrbjornson and Sigrid of Halland. He married Astrid Sveynsdottir, daughter of Sveyn I 'Forkbeard' Haraldsson, King of Denmark and England and Sigrid 'the Haughty' (?), circa 1018. He died on 22 September 1027, murdered. Ulf Thorgilson, Earl in England gained the title of Jarl of Denmark in 1020. He gained the title of Reichserweser of Denmark. He gained the title of Earl in England.

Ulf (or Ulf Jarl) was a Danish earl (jarl). As a Viking chieftain he participated in Cnut the Great's conquest of England as one of his most trusted men. He married Cnut's sister Estrid Svendsdatter and from c. 1024 he was his appointee as regent of Denmark, probably as the guardian of Cnut's young son Harthacnut. After Ulf joined Olaf II of Norway and Anund Jacob of Sweden in a coalition against Cnut, Cnut had him killed in Roskilde. He was the father of Sweyn II of Denmark, King of Denmark from 1047 to 1074


Jarl av Skåne
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I Norge regerade Olaf Haraldsson, eller Olaf digre, han som senare skulle bli känd som Olav den helige. Han var nära bundsförvant med Anund Jakob i Sverige, bl a var han gift med dennes syster. Dessa bägge samlade sig år 1026 till ett gemensamt anfall mot Knut den store vid Helge å. Resultatet av slaget var att Knut inte längre hade något att frukta från detta håll.

Hur Estrids (Astrid) make,Ulf jarl, ställde sig i konflikten vet vi inte, men troligen såg Olav och Anund Jakob honom som en potentiell bundsförvant eftersom hans förhållande till Knut inte var vidare gott. Kort efter slaget ledde detta till att Ulf dräptes i Roskilde, naturligtvis på Knuts anstiftan. Som försoning för dråpet gav Knut sin syster Estrid, stora jordagods


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Ulf jarl var dansk-anglosaxisk storman. Han skall ha deltagit i slaget vid Helge å (troligen 1026) men det är oklart om han stred för svågern Knut den store eller dennes fiender. Deltog i Sven Tveskäggs vikingatåg till England, sägs ha lönnmördat denne i London, blev satt som jarl i Skåne av Knut den store men utropade sig själv som kung i Skåne och blev därför mördad av Knut i Roskilde domkyrka

Källa: "Nationalencyklopedin".

 


I Norge regerade Olaf Haraldsson, eller Olaf digre, han som senare skulle bli känd som Olav den helige. Han var nära bundsförvant med Anund Jakob i Sverige, bl a var han gift med dennes syster. Dessa bägge samlade sig år 1026 till ett gemensamt anfall mot Knut den store vid Helge å. Resultatet av slaget var att Knut inte längre hade något att frukta från detta håll.

Hur Estrids make,Ulf jarl, ställde sig i konflikten vet vi inte, men troligen såg Olav och Anund Jakob honom som en potentiell bundsförvant eftersom hans förhållande till Knut inte var vidare gott. Kort efter slaget ledde detta till att Ulf dräptes i Roskilde, naturligtvis på Knuts anstiftan. Som försoning för dråpet gav Knut sin syster Estrid, stora jordagods.


Ulf (or Ulf Jarl) (Ulf Thorgilsson) was a Danish earl (jarl). As a Viking chieftain he participated in Cnut the Great's conquest of England as one of his most trusted men. He married Cnut's sister Estrid Svendsdatter and from c. 1024 he was his appointee as regent of Denmark, probably as the guardian of Cnut's young son Harthacnut. After Ulf joined Olaf II of Norway and Anund Jacob of Sweden in a coalition against Cnut, Cnut had him killed in Roskilde. He was the father of Sweyn II of Denmark, King of Denmark from 1047 to 1074.[1]

Ulf Jarl was the son of Thorgils Sprakalägg, his brother were Eilaf, an Earl of King Cnut the Great, and his sister were Gytha Thorkelsdóttir who married Godwin, Earl of Wessex.

Ulf joined Cnut the Great's expedition to England. In 1015-16, he married Cnut's sister Estrid[2] and was appointed the Jarl of Denmark, which he ruled when Cnut was absent. He was also the foster-father of Cnut's son Harthacnut.

When the Swedish king Anund Jakob and the Norwegian king Olaf II took advantage of Cnut's absence and attacked Denmark, Ulf convinced the freemen to elect Harthacnut king, since they were discontented at Cnut's absenteeism. This was a ruse on Ulf's part since his role as Harthacnut's guardian would make him the ruler of Denmark.

When Cnut learnt what had happened in 1026, he returned to Denmark and with Earl Ulf's help, defeated the Swedes and the Norwegians at the Battle of the Helgeå. Ulf's assistance did not, however, cause Cnut to forgive Ulf for his coup.[3] At a banquet in Roskilde, the two brothers-in-law were playing chess and started arguing with each other. The next day, the Christmas of 1026, Cnut had one of his housecarls kill Earl Ulf in Trinity Church, the predecessor of Roskilde Cathedral. However, accounts contradict each other.

Ulf was the father of Sweyn Estridson and Beorn, and thus the progenitor of the House of Estridsen, which would rule Denmark from 1047 to 1375, which was also sometimes, specially in Swedish sources, referred to as the Ulfinger dynasty to honor him.


http://sv.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ulf_Torgilsson

http://da.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ulf_Jarl

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ulf_the_Earl


Ulf Torgilsson jarl av Skåne. Död 1026 i Roskilde.

Gift med Estrid Svensdotter av Danmark. Far till Sven II Estridsson, kung av Danmark.


http://familienbach.com/stamtra/person/1/i_I5686/ulf-jarl
Ulf var både Jarl af England, og senere Jarl af Danmark. Ulf giftede sig med Knud den stores søster, Estrid. Ulf blev far til Svend, konge af Danmark. Ulfs søster Gytha, giftede sig med Godwin, Jarlen af Wessex, hvis ene søn Harold, blev konge af England, og deres datter Edith af Wessex, blev gift med den engelske konge Edvard Bekenderen, og blev engelsk dronning. Læs mere om Ulf på Master Profilen

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