Person:Æthelgiva, Abbess of Shaftesbury (1)

d.perhaps abt 896
Facts and Events
Name[1] Æthelgifu
Alt Name Ethelgifu
Alt Name Ælfgifu
Gender Female
Death[2] perhaps abt 896
Ancestral File Number FLGQ-8J
Occupation[2][3][4] Abbess of Shaftesbury
Burial[2] Shaftesbury, Dorset, EnglandShaftesbury Abbey
  1. Ælfred "the Great", in Baldwin, Stewart, and Todd Farmerie. The Henry Project (King Henry II ): Ancestors of King Henry II.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 ÆTHELGIVA, in Cawley, Charles. Medieval Lands: A prosopography of medieval European noble and royal families.
  3. Asser, and William Henry (ed.) Stevenson. Asser's Life of King Alfred. (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1904), p. 85.
  4. Thorpe, Benjamin. Florentii Wigorniensis. (London: Sumptibus Societatis, 1848), 1:104.
  5.   Æthelgifu 4 (Female), in The Prosopography of Anglo-Saxon England.