A Conversation for Anglo-Saxon Isle of Wight: 900 - 1066 AD

Danish names

Post 1


Some additional info from a Dane smiley - winkeye

Swein (Forkbeard) - Svend I Tveskæg (Doublebeard), King of Denmark 985-1014
Cnut - Knud I den Store (the Great), King of Denmark 1018-35
Harthacnut - Hardeknud, King of Denmark 1035-42
Harold I - Harald Harefod (Hare's foot)
Swegn Estrithson - Svend II Estridsøn (Estrid's son, Estrid was daugther of Svend Tveskæg), King of Denmark 1047-74

Danish names

Post 2


Thanks Ottox - so, you a scholar of the time?


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