Earl Tostig Godwinsson of Northumberland: Birth: 1026. Death: 25 SEP 1066 in Stamford Bridge, Northumberland, England, United Kingdom
Note: [The Astor-Wilks Family.FTW]
An Anglo-Danish noble, he rose to power under Canute, after whose death Godwin supported the acession of Edward the Confessor and became a dominant figure in royal government. In 1045 his daughter Edith married Edward. He was overthrown in 1051 but regained his position by force in 1052. He was suceeded by his son Harold. Died of Apoplexy.
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