Southern Anthology

Families on the Frontiers of the Old South

Family: King Eadweard of Wessex and Mercia / Ecgwynn (F2202)

m. ca. 892


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  • Father | Male
    King Eadweard of Wessex and Mercia

    Born  Abt 872   
    Died  17 Jul 924  Farndon-on-Dee, Cheshire Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Hyde Abbey, Winchester, Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location
    Married  ca. 892   
    Other Spouse  Ælflaed | F2221 
    Married  ca. 901   
    Other Spouse  Eadgifu | F2200 
    Married     
    Father  Ælfred of Wessex | F2432 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Ealhswith | F2432 Group Sheet 

    Mother | Female
    Ecgwynn

    Born     
    Died  Abt 901   
    Buried     
    Father   
    Mother   

    Child 1 | Male
    Ælfred

    Born  Abt 893   
    Died  Abt 901   
    Buried     

    Child 2 | Male
    Æthelstan, King of England

    Born  ca. 895   
    Died  27 Oct 939  Gloucester, Gloucestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Malmesbury Abbey, Malmesbury, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 3 | Female
    Eadgyth

    Born  Abt 900   
    Died    Tamworth Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     

  • Notes  Married:
    • Mistress according to The Book of Hyde and Roger of Wendover. West reports that Edgina was exiled to a nunnery upon his marriage to Elflæd. [1]

  • Sources 
    1. [S439] Saxons vs. Vikings: Alfred the Great and England in the Dark Ages, Ed West, (New York: Skyhorse Publishing, 2017), 107.