Sweyn Cnutsson

LifeFamilyEvents
Svein Knutsson, Svein Alfivason, Svend KnudsenSails to Norway as a teenager with his mother
Ælfgifu acting as his regent (1030).
before 1020 – 1036Sweyn Forkbeard
Ælfgifu of Northampton
Imposes many laws and taxes
on his subjects.
Viceroy/regent of Norway (1029/30)
Victorious in the battle of Soknasund
(1033)
Sweyn and his mother Ælfgifu flee
Norway and sail for Denmark (1035).

Sources: Store Norske Leksikon,

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The rich history of the Viking Age is a source of inspiration for my web site The Viking Archive, and for writing stories in general.