Person:Emma of Normandy (1)

Emma of Normandy
m. 5 Apr 1002
  1. Edward "the Confessor" _____Bet 1002 & 1005 - 1066
  2. Goda of EnglandAbt 1004 - Bef 1049
  3. Alfred Aetheling _____Aft 1005 - 1036
m. Jul 1017
  1. Harthacnut _____1018 - 1042
  2. Gunhilda of DenmarkAbt 1020 - 1038
Facts and Events
Name Emma of Normandy
Gender Female
Birth? Abt 982 Normandie, FranceHouse of Normandy
Marriage 5 Apr 1002 Winchester Cathedral, Winchester, Hampshire, Englandto Æthelred II "the Unready" _____, de Wessex
Marriage Jul 1017 to Knud Svendsen "the Great" _____
Death[2] 14 Mar 1052 Winchester, Hampshire, England
Burial[2] Winchester Cathedral, Winchester, Hampshire, England
Reference Number? Q40061?

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Emma of Normandy (c. 985 – 6 March 1052) was a queen consort of England, Denmark and Norway. She was the daughter of Richard I, Duke of Normandy, and his second wife, Gunnora. Through her marriages to Æthelred the Unready (1002–1016) and Cnut the Great (1017–1035), she became the Queen Consort of England, Denmark, and Norway. She was the mother of three sons, King Edward the Confessor, Alfred Ætheling, and King Harthacnut, as well as two daughters, Goda of England, and Gunhilda of Denmark. Even after her husbands' deaths Emma remained in the public eye, and continued to participate actively in politics. She is the central figure within the Encomium Emmae Reginae, a critical source for the history of early 11th-century English politics. As Catherine Karkov notes, Emma is one of the most visually represented early medieval queens.

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  1.   Emma of Normandy, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia.
  2. 2.0 2.1 EMMA ([985]-Winchester 14 Mar 1052, bur Winchester Cathedral), in Cawley, Charles. Medieval Lands: A prosopography of medieval European noble and royal families.