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Wigmund
Elfleda of Mercia
AEthelred, the Great Mucil
(-0866)
Eadburh of Mercia
(-After 0840)
Ealhswith of the Gaini
(-0905)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Alfred the Great of Wessex & Kent

Ealhswith of the Gaini 2453

  • Marriage (1): Alfred the Great of Wessex & Kent in 868 in Winchester, Hampshire, England
  • Died: 5 Dec 905, St. Mary's Abbey, Winchester, Dorset
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  General Notes:

Smyth says she died in 902.
She became a nun at widowhood. Reputed as a saint after death.

  Research Notes:

daughter of Aethelred Mucill, who is called ealdorman of the Gaini, a folk who dwelt in Lincolnshire about Gainsborough. She was the granddaughter of a former King of Mercia. 2409

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  Noted events in her life were:

• Interred: Winchester Cathedral, London, England.


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Ealhswith married Alfred the Great of Wessex & Kent, son of AEthelwulf of England and Osburh of Wight, in 868 in Winchester, Hampshire, England. (Alfred the Great of Wessex & Kent was born in 849 in Wantage, Dorset, England, died on 28 Oct 899 and was buried in 1112 in Hyde near Winchester, Hampshire, England 132.)