Ordgar of East Anglia
(-0971)
Aelfthryth
(Cir 0945-1002)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. ∆thelwald of East Anglia
2. Edgar of England

Aelfthryth 5,41

  • Born: Cir 945, Lydford Castle, Devon, England
  • Marriage (1): ∆thelwald of East Anglia circa 956 6
  • Marriage (2): Edgar of England in 964 6
  • Died: 17 Nov 1002, Wherwell Abbey, Hampshire, England

   Another name for Aelfthryth was Elfrida.

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  General Notes:

Edgar's second wife. Aelfthryth was the first consort to be crowned queen of England.


She became a nun in 986.

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  Noted events in her life were:

ē She worked as a Queen.


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Aelfthryth married ∆thelwald of East Anglia, son of ∆thelstan of East Anglia and ∆lfwynn, circa 956.6 (∆thelwald of East Anglia died in 962.)


  Marriage Notes:

No children of ∆thelwald and ∆lfthryth are known. 6

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Aelfthryth next married Edgar of England, son of Edmund I of England and Elgiva, in 964.6 (Edgar of England was born 943 or 944 and died on 8 Jul 975 in Winchester, Hampshire, England.)