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Morcar, earl of Northumbrialocked

(fl. 1065–1087)
  • William M. Aird


Morcar, earl of Northumbria (fl. 1065–1087), magnate, was the son of Ælfgar, earl of Mercia (d. 1062?), and Ælfgifu, possibly the daughter of the Northumbrian thegn Morcar (killed in 1015) who had married into the family of Ælfgifu of Northampton, King Cnut's first wife. ...

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