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Wulfthryth [St Wulfthryth]locked

(d. c. 1000)
  • Barbara Yorke

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Wulfthryth [St Wulfthryth] (d.c. 1000), abbess of Wilton, was queen of England, the second consort of King Edgar, for a brief period before her appointment as abbess. Details of Wulfthryth's parentage are not known, but she must have been of noble birth like her cousin ...

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P. H. Sawyer, , Royal Historical Society Guides and Handbooks (1968)