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Einhard's Annales record that news of the death of "Hemmingus Danorum rex" arrived in 812, that "Sigifridus nepos Godofredi regis et Anulo nepos Herioldi quondam regis" both claimed the succession, and that the faction supporting "Anulonis" was victorious, with "fratres eius Herioldum et Reginfredum" being installed as kings.

Even Adam of Bremen is obliged to admit that it is uncertain how many kings reigned in Denmark during this period.

Svends son King Knud I defeated and killed the English king Edmund Ironsides and established himself as king of England in 1016.

After the death in 1042 of Hardeknud, last known male descendant of King Gorm, Magnus II King of Norway invaded Denmark and conquered most of the country.

Described as brother of Kings Harald and Reginfred, Hemming must have been captured by Emperor Charlemagne as Einhard's Annales record that "Harioldus et Reginfredus reges Danorum" sent envoys to Emperor Charlemagne in 812 asking for the release of "fratrum suum Hemmingum".