BIOGRAPHY OF HAROLD II KING ENGLAND 1022-

GENERAL

EVENTS

Around 1022 Harold II King England 1022- was born to Godwin Godwinson 1st Earl Kent, Earl Wessex 1001-1053 (21) and Gytha Estrigen

In 1049 Godwin Godwinson 1049- was born to Harold II King England 1022- (27) and Edyth Swannesha 1025-1086 (24)

In 1049 Edmund Godwinson 1049- was born to Harold II King England 1022- (27) and Edyth Swannesha 1025-1086 (24)

In 1051 Magnus Godwinson 1051- was born to Harold II King England 1022- (29) and Edyth Swannesha 1025-1086 (26)

In 1053 Gytha Godwinson 1053-1098 was born to Harold II King England 1022- (31) and Edyth Swannesha 1025-1086 (28)

In 1055 Gunhild Godwinson 1055- was born to Harold II King England 1022- (33) and Edyth Swannesha 1025-1086 (30)

In 1064 Harold II King England 1022- (42) shipwrecked at Ponthieu

In 1064 Harold II King England 1022- (42) was captured by Guy Ponthieu Bishop Amiens, I Count Ponthieu 1027-1100 (37) at Ponthieu

In 1064 Harold II King England 1022- (42) was imprisoned at Beaurain Castle

Around 1066 Harold Godwinson 1066- was born to Harold II King England 1022- (44) and Ealdgyth Mercia 1056-1066 (9)

On Jan 1066 Harold II King England 1022- (44) and Ealdgyth Mercia 1056-1066 were married

On 06 Jan 1066 Harold II King England 1022- (44) was crowned II King England: Wessex [Harold Crowned King]

On 25 Sep 1066 Harold II King England 1022- (44) , supported by the brothers Edwin Mercia -1071 and Morcar Mercia -1087, defeated the Viking army at the Battle of Stamford Bridge at Stamford Bridge. Harald III King Norway 1015-1066 (51) and Tostig Godwinson 1026-1066 (40) were killed.

On 14 Oct 1066 the Norman army led by William "Conqueror" I King England 1028-1087 (38) defeated the English army of Harold II King England 1022- (44) at the Battle of Hastings fought at Senlac Hill. Aimery Thouars 1024-1094 (42) , Ralph de Gael Gael Earl East Anglia 1041-1096 (24) , Eustace Flanders II Count Boulogne 1015-1087 (51) , William Fitzosbern 1st Earl Hereford 1020-1071 (46) , Geoffrey Chateaudun II Count Mortain, III Count Perche -1100, William Warenne 1st Earl Surrey -1088, Raoul Tosny -1102, Robert Beaumont-Roger 1st Earl Leicester, Count Meulan 1040-1118 (26) , Hugh Grandesmil 1032-1098 (34) , Roger "The Great" Montgomery 1st Earl Shrewsbury -1094 (possibly), Robert Mortain Count Mortain, 1st Earl Cornwall 1031-1090 (35) and Odo Mortain Bishop Bayeux, Earl Kent -1097 fought for William. Engenulphe Aigle 1010-1066 (56) was killed. The brothers Harold II King England 1022- (44) , Gyrth Godwinson Earl East Anglia 1032- (34) and Leofwine Godwinson 2nd Earl Kent 1035- (31) .

Around Nov 1066 Ulf Godwinson 1066- was born to Harold II King England 1022- (44) and Ealdgyth Mercia 1056-1066

Harold II King England 1022- and Edyth Swannesha 1025-1086 were married

ANCESTRY

Father: Godwin Godwinson 1st Earl Kent, Earl Wessex 1001-1053

GrandFather: Wulfnoth Cild Godwinson -1014

Mother: Gytha Estrigen

GrandFather: Thorgil "Sprakling aka Strut Leg" Estrigen