Æthelwulf King of Wessex and King of Kent
(Between 0795/0800-0858)
(Abt 0805-After 0876)
Æthelred Mucill Ealdorman of the Gaini
Alfred the Great King of Wessex, King of England
(Between 0847/0849-0899)
Ealhswith of the Gaini, Queen of the Anglo-Saxons
(Abt 0852-0904/0905)
Ælfthryth of Wessex
(Abt 0869-0929)


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1. Baldwin II Count of Flanders and Artois

Ælfthryth of Wessex 1 2 3 4

  • Born: Abt 869, England
  • Marriage (1): Baldwin II Count of Flanders and Artois in 884
  • Died: 9 Jun 929 about age 60

   Other names for Ælfthryth were Ælflaeda, Ælfreda, Elfleda, Elfrida Countess of Flanders and Ethelswith of Wessex.

  Research Notes:

From Wikipedia - Ælfthryth, Countess of Flanders

Ælfthryth, also known as Elfrida, (died 929), was the last child of Alfred the Great , the Saxon King of England and his wife Ealhswith . She had four or five siblings, including KingEdward the Elder and Ethelfleda .

Ælfthryth married Baldwin II (d. 918), Count of Flanders . One of their descendants, Matilda of Flanders (d. 1083), would go on to marry William the Conqueror , therefore starting the Anglo-Norman line of Kings of England . Through her descendant, Henry I of England , she is also a direct ancestor of the current monarch of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland , Elizabeth II .

  Death Notes:

Ancestral Roots has d. 7 June 929 and d. 9 June 929

Ælfthryth married Baldwin II Count of Flanders and Artois, son of Baldwin I Count of Flanders and Judith Princess of France, in 884. (Baldwin II Count of Flanders and Artois was born about 864 in Flanders, (Belgium) and died on 10 Sep 918.)


1 Wikipedia.org, Ælfthryth, Countess of Flanders.

2 Weis, Frederick Lewis and Walter Lee Sheppard, Jr; William R. Beall and Kaleen E. Beall, eds, Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America before 1700 (8th ed. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, 2008.), Line 44-16, 162-17 (Baldwin II).

3 http://www.familysearch.org, (Kevin Bradford).

4 http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi, Line 1-16 (Edmund I).

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