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date: 11 April 2021


(fl. 956–966)
  • Pauline Stafford


Ælfgifu (fl. 956–966), consort of King Eadwig, was possibly a descendant of Ealdorman Æthelfrith of Mercia (fl. c.900) and of his wife, Æthelgyth, who may have been niece of Ealhswith, wife of King Alfred, and thus of Mercian royal blood. She was certainly a blood relative of ...

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