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Ælfthryth of Wessex

Female Abt 870 - 929  (~ 59 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Ælfthryth of Wessex was born about 870 (daughter of Ælfred "the Great", King of Wessex and Ealhswith); died on 7 Jun 929; was buried in Abbey of Saint-Pierre, Ghent, Flanders.

    Notes:

    Also called Ælfðryð; Elftrude; Elstrude.

    In 918 she gave Liefasham (Levisham), Kent, to the Abbey of Mont-Blandin in Ghent.

    Ælfthryth married Baldwin II "The Bald" in 884. Baldwin (son of Baldwin I "Iron-Arm" and Judith of France) was born about 864; died in 917; was buried in Abbey of Saint-Pierre, Ghent, Flanders. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. Adalulf died in 933.
    2. Arnulf I "The Great" was born about 885; died in 964; was buried in Abbey of Saint-Pierre, Ghent, Flanders.

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Ælfred "the Great", King of Wessex was born in 848 in Wantage, Berkshire, England (son of Æthelwulf, King of Wessex and Kent and Osburh); died on 26 Oct 899; was buried in Winchester, Hampshire, England.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: 849, Wantage, Berkshire, England

    Ælfred married Ealhswith in 869. Ealhswith (daughter of Æthelred Mucil and Eadburh) died on 5 Dec 902. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 3.  Ealhswith (daughter of Æthelred Mucil and Eadburh); died on 5 Dec 902.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate death: 5 Dec 903
    • Alternate death: 904

    Children:
    1. 1. Ælfthryth of Wessex was born about 870; died on 7 Jun 929; was buried in Abbey of Saint-Pierre, Ghent, Flanders.
    2. Eadward "the Elder", King of Wessex and Mercia was born between 871 and 875; died on 17 Jul 924 in Fardon, Cheshire, England; was buried in Winchester, Hampshire, England.


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  Æthelwulf, King of Wessex and Kent was born between 795 and 800 (son of Ecgbeorht, King of Wessex); died on 13 Jan 858; was buried in Winchester, Hampshire, England.

    Æthelwulf married Osburh. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 5.  Osburh (daughter of Oslac).
    Children:
    1. Æthelbeald, King of the West Saxons died on 22 Dec 860.
    2. 2. Ælfred "the Great", King of Wessex was born in 848 in Wantage, Berkshire, England; died on 26 Oct 899; was buried in Winchester, Hampshire, England.

  3. 6.  Æthelred Mucil

    Notes:

    Ealdorman of the Gaini.

    Æthelred married Eadburh. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  4. 7.  Eadburh

    Notes:

    Also called Edburga.

    Children:
    1. 3. Ealhswith died on 5 Dec 902.


Generation: 4

  1. 8.  Ecgbeorht, King of Wessex was born about 775 (son of Ealhmund, King of Kent); died in 839.

    Notes:

    King of Wessex 802-839; also king of Kent, Surrey, Sussex, and Essex, 825; king of Mercia, 829-30.

    "Probably [died] in the middle of the year." [The Henry Project]

    Children:
    1. 4. Æthelwulf, King of Wessex and Kent was born between 795 and 800; died on 13 Jan 858; was buried in Winchester, Hampshire, England.

  2. 10.  Oslac

    Notes:

    Steward to King Æthelwulf.

    Children:
    1. 5. Osburh