Harold


Harold
Harold
Harold1 [her′foot΄har′əld]
n.
[OE Hereweald & Harald < ON Haraldr, both < Gmc * Hariwald, lit., army chief < * harja-, army (OE here, OHG heri) + * waldan, to rule: see WIELD]
a masculine name: dim. Hal
Harold2 [har′əld]
1. died 1040; king of England (1035-40): son of Canute: called Harold Harefoot [her′foot΄]
2. Harold II 1022?-66; last Saxon king of England (1066): killed in the Battle of Hastings

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