Gynrith  (Olafsdottir) of Sweden, Denmark and Norway

Gynrith (Olafsdottir) of Sweden, Denmark and Norway (0905 - 0986)

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Gynrith (Gyrid) of Sweden, Denmark and Norway formerly Olafsdottir aka Olafsdatter
Born in Uppsala,Uppsala,,Swedenmap
Wife of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Died in Denmarkmap
Olafsdottir-58 created 10 Jun 2013 | Last modified
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      • There are reasons to believe she is the same as his other spouse Gyrith, married around 965, OR she is the mother of Harald's wife Gyrith as the dates are very far apart.


children attributed to her are doubtful if the DoB is to be believed.


her birthplace is alternately given as Copenhagen, Denmark.


Gyrid Olafsdottir married Harald I 'Bluetooth' Gormsson, King of Denmark. Children of Gyrid Olafsdottir and Harald I 'Bluetooth' Gormsson, King of Denmark Håkon Haraldsson

Gunhild Haraldsdottir Thyra Haraldsdottir+ b. b 949 Sveyn I 'Forkbeard' Haraldsson, King of Denmark and England+ b. c 960, d. 3 Feb 1014

Gynrithe was born about 0919. Gynrithe of Uppsala ... She passed away about 1000. [1] Married to Gormsson, Harald II Bluetooth, King of Denmark

Child 1: Haraldsson, Håkon Child 2: Haraldsson, Sveyn I Forkbeard, King of Denmark, b. 965 Child 3: Haraldsdottir, Gunhild Child 4: Haraldsdottir, Thyra, b. BEF 1000[2]



Dotter, Datter, Dottir are all the same, meaning "daughter" in Scandinavia, and attached behind of the father's first name. A woman kept her birth name all her life and did not take on her husband's last name as her own.


De Crepon and Denmark
  • spouse of King Gormsson

Gynrith was born about 0919. Gynrith Olafsdottar ... She passed away about 1000. [3]


Birth: 936 Blauzahn, Duitsland, Sweden[4]

ALTERNATE INFO: Olafsdottir aka Olafsdatter Born 0905 in Uppsala,Uppsala,,Sweden Daughter of Olof Mighty B. Munsö II Sister of Bjorn Olafsson, Gunhild van Wenden of Sweden and Gyrithe O. Olafsdottir Wife of Harald I S. Danmark Mother of Thrya Tyri Tyra H. of Denmark Died 0986 in Denmark


Death: 01 NOV 986 Jomsborg, Denmark



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  • Roger Wehr, firsthand knowledge.
  • This person was created through the import of Campbell-Charsha Family Tree.ged on 28 February 2011.
  • This person was created on 19 April 2011 through the import of Stout - Trask - Cowan .ged.
  • Thanks to Sheri Sturm for starting this profile.
  • Thank you to Kristin Schmidt for creating WikiTree profile Olafsdatter Denmark-1 through the import of Kristin Schmidt family tree.ged on May 24, 2013. Click to the Changes page for the details of edits by Kristin and others.

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On 21 Aug 2016 at 21:35 GMT Jon Bost wrote:

She's the sister of her father???????

On 21 Apr 2015 at 13:49 GMT Torben Friberg Sørensen wrote:

Olafsdatter Denmark-1 and Olafsdottir-58 appear to represent the same person because: These two profiles represent the same persin.

On 31 Oct 2013 at 07:42 GMT Sheri (Petersen) Sturm wrote:

Gyrid is 30 degrees from Kevin Bacon, 37 degrees from Bob Dylan, 32 degrees from AJ Jacobs, 32 degrees from Michael Phelps and 25 degrees from Queen Elizabeth II of the Commonwealth Realms on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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