Ordgar of East Anglia
(Cir 0945-1002)


Family Links

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.


  General Notes:

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

She became a nun in 986.


  Noted events in her life were:

ē She worked as a Queen.


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


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.)