Person:Eadgyth (1)

Eadgyth
b.abt 910 Wessex, England
d.26 Jan 946
Facts and Events
Name Eadgyth
Gender Female
Birth[1] abt 910 Wessex, England
Marriage Sep 929 to Otto I "The Great" , von Sachsen, Holy Roman Emperor
Death[1][2][3][4][6][10] 26 Jan 946
Ancestral File Number 9GB3-KM
Burial[3][6][8] Cathedral of Magdeburg, Magdeburg, Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany


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Edith of England (910 – 26 January 946), also spelt Eadgyth or Ædgyth, was the daughter of Edward the Elder, and the wife of Otto I, Holy Roman Emperor.

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References
  1. 1.0 1.1 Eadgyth, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia. (Online: Wikimedia Foundation, Inc.).
  2. Eadgyth (?), in Lundy, Darryl. The Peerage: A genealogical survey of the peerage of Britain as well as the royal families of Europe.
  3. 3.0 3.1 EADGYTH ([908/12][1682]-26 Jan 946, bur Magdeburg Cathedral), in Cawley, Charles. Medieval Lands: A prosopography of medieval European noble and royal families.
  4. Eadweard (Edward) "the Elder", in Baldwin, Stewart, and Todd Farmerie. The Henry Project (King Henry II ): Ancestors of King Henry II.

    The primary sources immediately below are among those cited by Baldwin.

  5.   Widukind i, 37, in Monumenta Germaniae Historica. (MGH Institut, 1826 - present), MGH Scriptores 3, p. 434.

    Nam rex dedit filio suo Oddoni coniugem filiam Ethmundi regis Anglorum, sororem Adalstani, quae genuit ei filium nomine Liudulfum, virum magnum, meritoque omnibus populis carum, filiam quoque nomine Liudgardam, quae nupserat Conrado Francorum duci.

    (Baldwin notes that "Widukind makes Otto's wife incorrectly a daughter of "Ethmundus" but correctly a sister of Æthelstan".)

  6. 6.0 6.1 Widukind ii, 41, in Monumenta Germaniae Historica. (MGH Institut, 1826 - present), MGH Scriptores 3, p. 449.

    Ille annus notabilis casu calamitoso totius populi, de morte scilicet beatae memoriae Edidis reginae, cuius dies extrema semptimo Kal. Februar. celebrata est cum gemitu et lacrimis omnium Saxonum. Haec nata ex gente Anglorum, non minus sancta religione quam regali potentia pollentium stirpe claruit. Decem annorum regni consortia tenuit, undecimo obiit. Saxoniuam vero decem et novem annis inhabitavit. Reliquit filium nomine Liudulfum, omni virtute animi et corporis ea aetate nulli mortali secundum; filiam quoque nomine Liudgardam, quae nupserat Conrado duci. Sepulta est autem in civitate Magathaburg in basilica nova latere aquilonali ad orientem. [A footnote gives VI. Kal. as an alternative in "A" to "septimo Kal."]

  7.   Regino, and Fridericus Kurze. Reginonis Abbatis Prumensis Chronicon. (Hannover: Impensis Bibliopolii Hahniani, 1890), p. 158.

    From the Continuatio, under the year 930:
    "DCCCCXXX. Otto filius regis Heinrici Edgid filiam regis Anglorum duxit uxorem."

  8. Regino, and Fridericus Kurze. Reginonis Abbatis Prumensis Chronicon. (Hannover: Impensis Bibliopolii Hahniani, 1890), p. 163.

    From the Continuatio, under the year 947: "DCCCCXXXXVII. domna Edgid regina obiit, quae maximo regis omniumque suorum planctu Magedeburg sepelitur. Cuonradus dux, regi tunc temporis pene pre omnibus carus, Liutgardam filiam regis in matrimonium sumpsit. Liudolfus filius regis tali, ut decuerat, apparatu Idam filiam Herimanni ducis sibi coniugo copulavit."

  9.   Flodoard, and Philippe Lauer (ed.). Les Annales de Flodoard. (Paris: Picard, 1905), p. 101.

    Records Eadgyth's death in 946, the same year as Edmund's assassination:

    "Edmundus rex Transmarinus defungitur, uxor quoque regis Othonis, soror ipsius Edmundi, decessit."

  10. Thietmari Chron. Lib. II, 2., in Monumenta Germaniae Historica. (MGH Institut, 1826 - present), MGH Scriptores 3, p. 74.

    Gives her date of death as "7. Kalendas Februarii" (under the year 946).

  11.   Eadgyth 2 (Female), in The Prosopography of Anglo-Saxon England.