Harold Gormsson VIII (10) (Bluetooth)

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Father: Gormo III (9)
Mother: Thyra, daughter of Edward I


  • Sex: M

Biography Notes…

King of Denmark. Also called “Gormson” and Blaatand”. He had himself baptized in 960. He was defeated by Otto II in 974. He married Gynthia, Queen of Sweden. (from Knowltons of England, 1897)

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