Harold I

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Har·old I

 (hăr′əld) Known as "Harold Harefoot." Died 1040.
King of England (1035-1040). The illegitimate son of Canute, Harold claimed the English throne after his father's death.
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Harold I

(ˈhærəld)
n
(Biography) surname Harefoot. died 1040, king of England (1037–40); son of Canute
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Therefore it is more than strange that after claiming to be a genealogist he is unaware that my Gwenllian's grandmother was Rhagnildr, a Viking princess and the daughter of King Olaf the Viking ruler of Dublin, and himself a descendant of Harold Fairhair. She married Cynan and their son was Gruffudd - Gwenllian's father.