Definition of Sweyn I in English:

Sweyn I

(also Sven)

proper noun

  • (d.1014), king of Denmark c.985–1014; known as Sweyn Forkbeard. From 1003 he launched a series of attacks on England, finally driving Ethelred the Unready to flee to Normandy at the end of 1013. Sweyn then became king of England but died five weeks later.


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