Gyrid of Sweden

Gyrid of Sweden
Queen consort of Denmark
Reign 952–970
Spouse Harald I of Denmark
Father Olof (II) Björnsson
Mother Ingeborg Thrandsdotter

Princess Gyrid Olafsdottir of Sweden, also called Gyrithe Olafsdottir, (10th century) was a Swedish princess and a Danish Viking Age queen consort, the spouse of King Harald I of Denmark.

Biography

Gyrid was the daughter of King Olof (II) Björnsson of Sweden and Queen Ingeborg Thrandsdotter. She was the sister of the Swedish throne claimant Prince Styrbjörn Starke, whom she accompanied to Denmark when he left Sweden after his inheritance to the throne was denied him, in order to marry Harald Bluetooth.

Succession

Gyrid of Sweden
Born: 10th-century
Preceded by
Thyra
(Queen consort)
Royal Consort of Denmark
(Queen consort)
952–970
Succeeded by
Tove of the Obodrites
(Queen consort)

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