Swein [Sweyn], earl
- Ann Williams
Swein [Sweyn], earl (d. 1052), magnate, was the eldest son of Godwine, earl of Wessex (d. 1053), and his wife, Gytha [see under Godwine]. He was the elder brother of Tostig (c. 1029–1066). In 1043 he was raised to an earldom which included ...