Godwin Earl Of ESSEX

Male Abt 992 - 1053  (~ 61 years)


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  • Name Godwin Earl Of ESSEX  [1
    Born Abt 992  Wessex, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Fact Was a great statesman of the reign of Edward "the Confessor" Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Fact Theign of Sussex; favorite of Knut. Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Fact 1018  Earldorman Of Wessex Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Died 15 Apr 1053  Winchester, Hampshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Buried Old Minster, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I21488  Main Tree
    Last Modified 5 Jan 2016 

    Father Wulfnoth Cild Of WESSEX,   b. Abt 983, Wessex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1015  (Age ~ 32 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother unknown 
    Relationship Birth 
    Family ID F00253  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Gytha SPRAKALEGG,   b. Abt 997, Halland, Sweden Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Between 1019 and 1020  [1
    Children 
     1. Leofwine Earl Of KENT,   b. Abt 1034, Wessex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Oct 1066, Battle of Hastings Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 32 years)  [Natural]
     2. Swegen Earl Of MERCIA,   b. Abt 1021, Wessex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1052, On a pilgrimage Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 31 years)  [Natural]
     3. Edith Queen Of WESSEX,   b. Abt 1020, Wessex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Dec 1075, Winchester, Hampshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 55 years)  [Natural]
     4. Gyrth Earl Of East ANGLIA,   b. Abt 1032, Wessex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Oct 1066, Battle of Hastings Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 34 years)  [Natural]
     5. Tostig Earl Of NORTHUMBRIA,   b. Abt 1025, Wessex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Sep 1066, Battle of Stamford Bridge Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 41 years)  [Birth]
     6. Wulfnoth Of WESSEX,   b. Abt 1036  [Natural]
    +7. Harold II Godwinson King Of ENGLAND,   b. Abt 1022, Wessex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Oct 1066, Senlac, Sussex, England (slain in the Battle of Hastings) Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 44 years)  [Birth]
     8. Gunhild Of WESSEX,   b. Abt 1024, Wessex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Aug 1087  (Age ~ 63 years)  [Natural]
    Family ID F02849  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S03311] Royalty For Commoners - Fourth Edition, Roderick W. Stuart, (Name: Name: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc;;).

    2. [S5840] Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonist Who Came to America before 1700, Frederick Lewis Weis.

    3. [S01910] Blood Royal, Issue of the Kings and Queens of Medieval England 1066-1399 by. T. Anna Leese.