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Eadnoth (Denmark) of Denmark (abt. 1030 - 1068)

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Eadnoth "The Staller" of Denmark formerly Denmark
Born about in Bristol, Somerset, , Englandmap
Husband of — married [location unknown]
Died in Stamford Bridge, Yorkshire, Englandmap
Denmark-277 created 24 Dec 2015 | Last modified
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"Alnod [Ealdnoth], staller, or horse thane, under King Edward the Confessor, and afterwards under King Harold and the Conqueror. Slain in the autumn of 1086 at the head of the men of Somerset, in an engagement with the sons of Harold when devasting the sea board of that shire, after their repulse at Bristol.

"William of Malmsbury in recording the death of Ealdnoth, the staller, adds that 'he was the father of Harding, who yet survives..."[1]

  • WikiTree profile Eadnoth-1 created through the import of Steele Family Tree.ged on Jun 7, 2011 by Jeff Steele. See the Changes page for the details of edits by Jeff and others.


Eadnoth was born about 1030. He is the son of Ulf Thorgilsson and Estrid Margarete Svensdottir. [2]

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No sources. The events of Eadnoth's life were either witnessed by Sheri Sturm or Sheri plans to add sources here later.


  1. John Smyth, The Lives of the Berkeleys (1883), vol. 1, p. 26.
  2. Entered by Sheri Sturm, Friday, September 6, 2013.


Thank you to Sheri Sturm for creating Estridsson-4 on 6 Sep 13. Click the Changes tab for the details on contributions by Sheri and others.

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On 20 Jan 2016 at 23:50 GMT William Farrar III wrote:

Eadnoth and his father are only 11 years apart

On 10 Dec 2015 at 04:10 GMT Sheri (Petersen) Sturm wrote:

I am sorry I can't remember. My best guess is that the profile is the product of a merge. Other than that, I usually find information at FMG.

On 10 Dec 2015 at 03:33 GMT John Atkinson wrote:

What are the sources for these parents?

On 2 Dec 2015 at 09:20 GMT Sheri (Petersen) Sturm wrote:

Estridsson-4 and Fitzharding-40 do not represent the same person because: Parents are not a match, causing problems with the names.

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