Definition of Harold in English:


Syllabification: Har·old
Pronunciation: /ˈharəld
1The name of two kings of England.
1.1 Harold I ( died 1040), reigned 1035–40; known as Harold Harefoot /ˈherˌfo͝ot/ . An illegitimate son of Canute, he came to the throne when his half-brother Hardecanute (Canute’s legitimate heir) was king of Denmark and thus absent when Canute died.
1.2 Harold II ( circa 1019–66), reigned 1066, the last Anglo-Saxon king of England. He was killed and his army defeated by William of Normandy at the Battle of Hastings.

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