Svend I Tveskæg and wives
Name: Svend I Tveskæg
English Name: Sweyn Forkbeard
Birth: Around 960
Child of: Harald Bluetooth
986-February 3, 1014 (Denmark)
999- February 3, 1014 (Norway)
1013-February 3, 1014 (England)
Marriage: 1) Gunhild of Poland. 2) Sigrid Storråde
Children: With Gunhild: Canute the Great, Harald 2. With Sigrid: Estrid Svendsdatter (Mother of Svend Estridsen).
Death: February 3, 1014
Throne passed to:
Denmark: Harald 2.
Norway 1st time: Olav Trygvasson
Norway 2nd time: Olav Digre
England: Ethelred II
Battle of Svolder around yr. 1000, came out as victor.
First buried in York Minister, later transferred to Roskilde Cathedral.
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