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Leofwine, earllocked

(d. 1066)
  • Ann Williams

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Leofwine, earl (d. 1066), magnate, was a younger son of Earl Godwine (d. 1053) and his wife, Gytha [see under Godwine]. He attested royal charters between 1043 and 1054 as minister or nobilis, usually with his elder brothers Harold II (before 1045) and ...

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D. Whitelock, D. C. Douglas, & S. I. Tucker, eds. and trans., (1961)