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Eadgifu [Eddeua] the Fair [the Rich]locked

(fl. 1066)
  • Ann Williams

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Eadgifu [Eddeua] the Fair [the Rich] (fl. 1066), magnate, held over 270 hides of land (or the equivalent) on the eve of the conquest, making her one of the richest English magnates at that time and giving rise to her alternative name of ...

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