Pallig
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Pallig

Pallig[1]Tokesen (died 13 November 1002) was a Danish chieftain. He was recruited to help Ethelred II,[2] and was made Jarl or Ealdorman of Devonshire. He is said to have been killed in the St. Brice's Day massacre, along with his wife Gunhilde, daughter of Harald Bluetooth of Denmark[3] and sister of Sweyn Forkbeard. Sweyn's invasions from 1002 may have been partly in revenge for the murder of his sister. An alternative version is that Pallig deserted the service of King Æthelred in 1001, and that the massacre was partly Æthelred's revenge.[4]

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  1. ^ Palling, Palnig, Palne.
  2. ^ [1],[2]; , Barbara Yorke, Wessex in the Early Middle Ages (1995), p. 134.
  3. ^ Cawley, Charles, Denmark, Medieval Lands database, Foundation for Medieval Genealogy,[self-published source][better source needed]
  4. ^ Ryan Lavelle, Aethelred II: King of the English, The History Press, 2008, pp. 104-105

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