Æthelwulf King of Wessex and King of Kent
(Between 0795/0800-0858)
Osburga
(Abt 0805-After 0876)
Æthelred Mucill Ealdorman of the Gaini
Edburga
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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Spouses/Children:
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.)


Sources


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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