Sweyn Forkbeard, King of Denmark, Norway and England(circa 960-1014), King of Denmark, Norway and England; father of Cnut the Great
Sitter in 3 portraits
after Unknown artist
etching, late 18th-early 19th century
by John Goldar, after Hamilton
line engraving, circa 1782
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