Person:Ælfthryth of Wessex (1)

Ælfthryth of Wessex
b.perhaps abt 877
d.7 Jun 929
Facts and Events
Name[2][3] Ælfthryth of Wessex
Alt Name[2] Elstrude
Gender Female
Birth[7] perhaps abt 877 House of Wessex
Alt Marriage abt 884 to Baldwin II "the Bald" , Count of Flanders
Marriage bet 893 and 899 to Baldwin II "the Bald" , Count of Flanders
Death[2][3][6][7] 7 Jun 929
Burial[7] Gent, Oost-Vlaanderen, BelgiumSt Pieter


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Ælfthryth of Wessex (877 – June 7, 929), also known as Elftrudis (Elftrude, Elfrida), was an English princess and a countess consort of Flanders.

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References
  1.   Ælfthryth, Countess of Flanders, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia. (Online: Wikimedia Foundation, Inc.).
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 (CH1)Pedigrees of Some of The Emperor Charlemagne's Descendants Vol. I, p.235.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Weis, Frederick Lewis; Walter Lee Sheppard; and David Faris. Ancestral roots of certain American colonists, who came to America before 1700: the lineage of Alfred the Great, Charlemagne, Malcolm of Scotland, Robert the Strong, and some of their descendants. (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Pub. Co., 7th Edition c1992), p. 142.
  4.   KdG reeks 2 van der Meijden.
  5.   Ælfthryth, Princess of Wessex, in Lundy, Darryl. The Peerage: A genealogical survey of the peerage of Britain as well as the royal families of Europe.
  6. Ælfthryth (Ælfðryð, Elftrude), in Baldwin, Stewart, and Todd Farmerie. The Henry Project (King Henry II ): Ancestors of King Henry II.

    Baldwin notes that neither the Annales Blaniniensis, the only source for the year of her death, nor her "claimed epitaph" at Saint-Pierre de Gand, which is only source for the date, is contemporary.

  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 ÆLFTHRYTH of Wessex, in Cawley, Charles. Medieval Lands: A prosopography of medieval European noble and royal families.
  8.   Asser, and William Henry (ed.) Stevenson. Asser's Life of King Alfred. (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1904), p. 57.

    The fourth named child of Ælfred. Asser mentions no husband, which Stewart Baldwin notes seems to imply she was not yet married in 893.

  9.   Giles, J.A. (ed.). Old English Chronicles. (London: George Bell and Sons, 1906), p. 2.

    Names Ethelswitha, the wife of Baldwin, as Alfred's daughter. (Baldwin quotes the Latin, giving the name as "Ælfthrythe ".)

  10.   Ælfthryth 5 (Female), in The Prosopography of Anglo-Saxon England.