Thored, Earl of Northumbria
(Abt 0938-)
Ælfgifu of Northumberland


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Æthelred II "The Unready" King of England

Ælfgifu of Northumberland

  • Born: Northumbria
  • Marriage: Æthelred II "The Unready" King of England about 984/985 in Wessex, England 160,851
  • Died: 1002, England 160

bullet   Other names for Ælfgifu were Ælflaed of Northumbria, Ælflaeda England and Elgiva of England.

bullet  General Notes:

~Weis' Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America before 1700, 8th Edition, 1:19 Æthelred II, "the redeless," King of England, 979-1013, 1014-1016, married first in 985, Ælfgifu, daughter of Thored, Ealdorman of Northumberland 160

bullet  Noted events in her life were:

• Web Reference: Ælfgifu of York.
Ælfgifu of York was the first wife of Æthelred the Unready, by whom she bore many offspring, including Edmund Ironside. It is most probable that she was a daughter of Thored, Earl of southern Northumbria.

Ælfgifu married Æthelred II "The Unready" King of England, son of Edgar "The Peaceable" King of England and Ælfthryth of Devon Queen Of England, about 984/985 in Wessex, England 160.,851 (Æthelred II "The Unready" King of England was born about 979 in Wessex, England,160 died on 23 Apr 1016 in London, Middlesex, England 160,470 and was buried in 1017 in St. Paul's Cathedral, London, Middlesex, England 470.)

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