Definition of Sweyn I in US English:

Sweyn I

(also Sven)

proper noun

  • (died 1014), king of Denmark c.985–1014; known as Sweyn Forkbeard. From 1003, he launched a series of attacks on England, finally causing Ethelred the Unready to flee to Normandy at the end of 1013. Sweyn then became king of England but died five weeks later.


Sweyn I