Thyra (d. 1018)

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Thyra (d. 1018)

Countess of Wessex. Name variations: Thyra Sveynsdottir. Born around 993; died in 1018; daughter of Gunhilda of Poland (d. around 1015) and Sven or Sweyn I Forkbeard, king of Denmark (r. 985–1014) and king of England (r. 1014); first wife of Godwin of Wessex (d. 1053), earl of Wessex and Kent (r. 1018–1053). Godwin's second wife was Gytha (fl. 1022–1042).

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