Month: April 2014

The children of King Gorm the Old

There are no indications that Gorm nor Thyra were married more than once.  Whether all children had Thyra as their mother is not known for certain. Gunhild Gormsdatter – It is generally accepted that Gunhild was the oldest child of

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Why was King Harald Gormsson known as “Bluetooth”? (Revised)

There is no evidence that the name “Bluetooth” was used during Harald’s life time. The first written mention of “Bluetooth” is found in the Roskilde Chronicle from c1140.  However, there were a number of contemporary Harald’s who all had nicknames

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