In the year C. 970, Leif Erickson was born in Icelandic Commonwealth.
Leif had two brothers, whose names were Thorsteinn and Thorvaldr, and a sister, Freydís.
His father was banished from Iceland which led him to travel westwards. It was during this travel that senior Erik discovered an area that he named Greenland. In 986 AD, he established the first permanent settlement in Greenland.
In the year c. 1003 in Greenland Erik the red (Leif's father) and his wife died.
Leif married a woman named Thorgunna.
They had a son called Thorgills Leifsson and went on to live happy lives.