Wessex/Godwinsson

Oslac, Chief Butler of Wessex

b.abt.785 of Wessex, England; s/o parents ukn

CHILDREN included:

  1. Osburth, Queen of Wessex b.abt.810 d.846 m.abt.830; Ethelwulf, King of Wessex

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Ethelheim, Earl of Wessex

b.abt.848 of Wessex, England; s/o parents ukn

CHILDREN included:

  1. Elfeda, Queen of England b.abt.878 of Wessex, England m.Edward I "The Elder", King of England

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Wulfnoth of Wessex

b.abt.983 Wessex, England; s/o parents ukn
m.abt.1000 of Wessex, England; ukn

CHILDREN included:

  1. Godwine, Earl of Wessex b.abt.992
  2. Elfwig, Abbot of Newminster b.abt.1003

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Godwine, Earl of Wessex

b.abt.992 of Wessex, England; s/o Wulfnoth of Wessex
d.April 15, 1053 Winchester, Hampshire, England
bur.Old Minster, England
m.1019 of Halland, Sweden; Gytha Thorgilsson
b.abt.997 of Halland, Sweden; d/o Thorgils "Sprakaleg" Styrjornsson and Sigrid

CHILDREN included:

  1. Edith, Queen of Wessex b.abt.1020 d.Dec. 19, 1075
  2. Swegen, Earl of Mercia b.abt.1021 d.1052
  3. Harold II Godwinsson, King of England b.abt.1022
  4. Gunhild Wessex b.abt.1024 d.Aug. 24, 1087
  5. Tostig, Earl of Northumbria b.abt.1025 d.Sept. 25, 1066
  6. Elfgifa Wessex b.abt.1026
  7. Edgifa Wessex B.abt.1028
  8. Gyrth, Earl of East Anglia b.abt.1032 d.Oct. 14, 1066
  9. Leofwine, Earl of Essex and Kent b.abt.1034
  10. Wulfnoth Wessex b.abt.1036
  11. Alfgar Wessex b.abt.1038

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Harold II Godwinsson, King of England

b.abt.1022 of Wessex, England also of Isle of Thanet, Kent, England; s/o Godwine, Earl of Wessex and Gytha Thorgilsson
d.Oct. 14, 1066 Seniac, Sussex, England
bur.Waltham Abbey, Waltham Holy Cross, Essex, England
m.abt.1045 of Wessex, England; Edith, Queen of England
b.abt.1025 of Wessex, England; d/o parents ukn

CHILDREN included:

  1. Godwine Haroldsson, Prince of England b.abt.1047
  2. Edmund Haraldsson, Prince of England b.abt.1049
  3. Magnus Haraldsson, Prince of England b.abt.1051
  4. Gyda Haraldsdatter, Princess of England b.abt.1053 London, Middlesex, England m.1074 London; Vladimir II "Monomach", Grand Duke of Kiev
  5. Gunhild Haraldsdatter, Princess of England b.abt.1055

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