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Male Harold Godwinson Click to view Harold Godwinson in the family tree

Harold was born about 1022 in Wessex, England.  Harold's father was Godwin Wulfnothson and his mother was Gytha Thorgilsdottir.  His paternal grandfather was Wulfnoth Cild; his maternal grandfather was Thorgils Styrbjornsson. He had ten brothers and four sisters, named Swein or, Herbert, Morcar, Waltheow, Wulfnoth, Edwin, Leofwine, Gwrth or, Alfgar, Tostig, Edith of, Gunhilda, Gytha and Elgiva.  He died on October 14th, 1066 in Killed at the Battle of Hastings.  He was buried in Waltham Abbey (body now lost), Wessex, England.

Harold's first family with Edith of Mercia

‌Harold and Edith of were married in a religious ceremony about 1064.  They had two sons named Harold and Ulf.

Harold's second family with Ealdgyth Swan-neck

‌Harold and Ealdgyth were married in a religious ceremony in Not married.  They had a daughter named Gytha of.

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