Ealdorman Thored Gunnarsson MERCIA
- Born: Abt 938, , Wessex, England
Other names for Thored were MERCIA Ealdorman, Aethelbert and Thorad.
Ancestral File Number: GS58-CM. User ID: 2420447346.
Ealdorman of MERCIA.
Kings and Queens of Europe, Genealogical Chart, Anne Taute and Romilly Squire, Taute, 1989: "Aethelred II The Unready Mar =1 Aelfgifu Daughter of Thored of Mercia, Died 1003."
Kings and Queens of Great Britain, Genealogical Chart, Anne Taute and Romilly Squire, Taute, 1990: "Aethelred II The Unready (Unraed= withoutcounsel) King of England 978-Deposed 1013, 1014- Died 1016, Mar =1 Aelfgifu Daughter of Thored or Daughter of Eadldorman Aethelbert, =2 Emma Daughter of Richard I Duke of Normandy =ii Canute."
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 1981, Macropaedia, Vol III, p785, Canute the Great: "As a youth he accompanied his father, Sweyn I Forkbeard, King of Denmark on his invasion of England in 1013. Canute was left in charge of the fleet at Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, and it was probably then that he met Aelfgifu, daughter of an ealdorman (chief officer) of Northumbria who had been murdered with King Aethelred II's connivance in 1006; she bore him two sons, Sweyn and Harold..."
Ancestral File Ver 4.11 GS58-CM Thored Ealderman GUNNARSSON Born Abt 938 Of Wessex England.
Thored married Mrs Mercia Thored Gunnarsson. (Mrs Mercia Thored Gunnarsson was born about 948 in , Wessex, England.)