Person:Wulfrida (1)

d.0870 England
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Name Wulfrida
Alt Name Wulfthryth , of Wessex
Gender Female
Birth? 0827 Wantage, Berkshire, England
Marriage 868 to Æthelred I of Wessex
Death? 0870 England

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Wulfrida (or Saint Wulfrida) was a queen of Wessex in the ninth century. Little is known about Wulfrida's life. She married Æthelred of Wessex (also known as Æþelræd of Wessex) in 868, and she was the mother of his sons Æþelwold (later King of Northumbria) and Æþelhelm, perhaps an ancestor of Harald II Godwinson, the last Anglo-Saxon king of England. The parish church of Horton is dedicated to her.

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  1.   Wulfrida, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia.
  2.   WULFTHRYTH ([848/53]-), in Cawley, Charles. Medieval Lands: A prosopography of medieval European noble and royal families.
  3.   Birch, Walter de Gray. Cartularium Saxonicum: a collection of charters relating to Anglo-Saxon history. . (London: Whiting & Company Ltd., 1885), 2:135.

    Wulfrida's name appearing on the list of witnesses to this charter is the only source for her name. ("Ego ƿulfðryd Regina.")