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Gyrth, earl of East Anglialocked

(d. 1066)
  • Ann Williams


Gyrth, earl of East Anglia (d. 1066), magnate, was one of the younger sons of Godwine, earl of Wessex (d. 1053), and his wife, Gytha (c. 1022–1068) [see under Godwine], and accompanied his parents to Flanders when the family fled into exile in 1051. Unlike his brothers (...

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Oxford Medieval Texts
D. Whitelock, D. C. Douglas, & S. I. Tucker, eds. and trans., (1961)
Orderic Vitalis, ed. and trans. M. Chibnall, 6 vols., OMT (1969–80); repr. (1990)