Biography of Leofwine Godwinson 2nd Earl Kent

Timeline

Around 1035 Leofwine Godwinson 2nd Earl Kent was born to Godwin Godwinson 1st Earl Kent, Earl Wessex and Gytha Estrigen Countess Kent, Countess Wessex.

On 15 Apr 1053 Leofwine Godwinson 2nd Earl Kent succeeded 2nd Earl Kent (1C 1020).

Battle of Hastings

On 14 Oct 1066 the Norman army led by William "Conqueror" I King England defeated the English army of Harold II King England at the Battle of Hastings fought at Senlac Hill. Aimery Thouars, Ralph de Gael Earl East Anglia, Eustace Flanders II Count Boulogne, William Fitzosbern 1st Earl Hereford, Geoffrey Chateaudun II Count Mortain, III Count Perche, William Warenne 1st Earl Surrey, Raoul Tosny, Robert Beaumont-Roger 1st Earl Leicester, Count Meulan, Hugh Grandesmil, Roger "The Great" Montgomery 1st Earl Shrewsbury (possibly), Robert Mortain Count Mortain, 1st Earl Cornwall and Odo Mortain Bishop Bayeux fought for William.
The brothers Harold II King England, Gyrth Godwinson Earl East Anglia and Leofwine Godwinson 2nd Earl Kent, and Engenulphe Aigle were killed.

Family Trees

Paternal Family Tree: Godwinson

Descendants Family Trees:

Wulfnoth Cild Godwinson

Ancestry

Father: Godwin Godwinson 1st Earl Kent, Earl Wessex

GrandFather: Wulfnoth Cild Godwinson

Mother: Gytha Estrigen Countess Kent, Countess Wessex

GrandFather: Thorgil "Sprakling aka Strut Leg" Estrigen