5 Facts About Harold Godwinson

Here are 5 facts about Harold Godwinson

  • He was born circa 1022 in Wessex, England
  • He was the son of Godwin Earl of Wessex, and his wife Gytha Thorkelsdotir
  • He was crowned King of England on 6 January 1066
  • He reigned from 5 January ubtil 14 October 1066
  • He was killed at the Battle of Hastings on 14 October 1066 allegedley by an arrow to the eye
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