Who's Who in the Viking Age
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Thorkell the Tall

LifeThorkil, ├×orketill (? – 1012).
Jarl of East Anglia (1016).
Jarl of Denmark (1022).
FamilyFather is Jarl Strut-Harald.
Married to Eadgyth (of Wessex?).
Children: Harald Thorkilsen.
EventsBattle of Hj├Ârungav├ígr (986).
Battle of the Svold (1000).
Invasion of England (1009) commanded by Sweyn Forkbeard.
Exile (1021).
Sources: Britannica, FMG.

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