Saint Ælfgifu Queen of England
(Abt 0922-0944)

 

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Edmund I "The Magnificent," King of Wessex

Saint Ælfgifu Queen of England

  • Born: Abt 922, Wessex, England
  • Marriage: Edmund I "The Magnificent," King of Wessex 160,851
  • Died: 944, Wessex, England about age 22

bullet   Another name for Ælfgifu was Ealdorman Sigellane, Lord of Meopham.

bullet  General Notes:

~Weis' Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America before 1700, 8th Edition, 1:16, Edmund, "the Magnificent," King of England 939-946, married St. Ælfgifu. 160

bullet  Noted events in her life were:

• Web Reference: From Early British Kingdoms - St Ælfgifu.

• Web Reference: Ælfgifu of Shaftesbury.
Saint Ælfgifu of Shaftesbury, also known as Saint Elgiva was the first wife of Edmund I, by whom she bore two future kings, Eadwig and Edgar. Like her mother Wynflæd, she had a close and special if unknown connection with the royal nunnery of Shaftesbury (Dorset), founded by King Alfred, where she was buried and soon revered as a saint.


Ælfgifu married Edmund I "The Magnificent," King of Wessex, son of Edward I "The Elder" of Wessex King of England and Eadgyfu of Kent 160.,851 (Edmund I "The Magnificent," King of Wessex was born in 921/922 in Wessex, England, died on 26 May 946 in Pucklechurch, England 851 and was buried in Glastonbury Abbey, Glastonbury, Somerset, England.)


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