Earl Leofric Mercia NORTHUMBRIA, III
- Born: 14 May 968, , Mercia, England
- Married: 1030
- Died: 31 Aug 1057, Bromley, Staffordshire, England
Another name for Leofric was NORTHUMBRIA Earl.
Ancestral File Number: 8XQ9-37. User ID: 2420641852.
Earl of MERCIA, Earl of NORTHUMBRIA.
]From Alfred to Henry III 871-1272, Christopher Brooke, 1961, The Norton Library History of England, p85:
"Tostig,Harold's brother, had been Earl of Northumbria since old Siward's death in 1055. But the Northumbrians owed no natural allegiance to a son of Godwin, and they proved intractable subjects. In 1065 they rebelled and forced the King to appoint Morcar, brother of Edwin, Earl of Mercia, and grandson of Cnut's earl, Leofric, in Tostig's place..."
Ancestral File Ver 4.11 8XQ9-37 Born 14 May 968 Mercia England Died 31 Aug 1057 Bromley Stafford England, vs Born ?Denmark Died ?Northumberland.
Leofric married Countess Godiva MERCIA, daughter of Sheriff Thorold Bukenhall LINCOLN, I and Mrs Lincoln Thorold, in 1030. (Countess Godiva MERCIA was born about 980 in , Mercia, England, died on 10 Sep 1067 and was buried in Coventry, Warwickshire, England.)