King Alfred Wessex ENGLAND
(Abt 848-899)
Queen Ealhswyth ENGLAND
(Abt 851-Abt 904)
Ealdorman Ethelhelm
(Abt 848-)
King Edward Wessex ENGLAND, I
(Abt 871-924)
Queen Aelflaed Wessex ENGLAND
(Abt 878-920)
Duchess Edhild England FRANCE
(Abt 908-937)


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Duke Hugh Paris FRANCE, I

Duchess Edhild England FRANCE

  • Born: Abt 908, , Wessex, England
  • Married: Bef 13 Sep 910-926
  • Died: 14 Sep 937, , , France

   Other names for Edhild were Eadhylde, Eadhild, FRANCE Duchess and ENGLAND Princess.

   Ancestral File Number: 9GB3-83.

   General Notes:

Princess of ENGLAND, Duchess of FRANCE.

Barber Grandparents: 125 Kings, 143 Generations, Ted Butler Bernard and Gertrude Barber Bernard, 1978, McKinney TX, p83: "347Q Hugh Capet `The Great', Duke of the Franks and Count of Paris, (S of 333, F of 345 & 357); married first Eadhild, daughter ofEdward I, King of England, without issue; married second Hedwig, daughter of Henry the Fowler, Emperor of Germany."

Kings and Queens of Great Britain, Genealogical Chart, Anne Taute and Romilly Squire, Taute, 1990: "Edhild, Daughter of Edward King of England and Aelflaed, Mar Hugh The Great Count of Paris."

A History of the English Speaking People Winston S Churchill Vol I The Birth of Britain Dodd Mead & Co 1956 p131:
"...These claims were accepted upon the Continent. His three sisters were wedded respectively to the Carolingian king, Charles the Simple, to the Capetian, Hugh the Great, and to Otto the Saxon, a future Holy Roman Emperor..."

The New Columbia Encyclopedia, 1975, p175, Athelstan: "...Athelstan married his sisters to Charles III of France, the French Duke Hugh the Great, Otto I of Germany, and Louis King of Arles..."

From Alfred to Henry III 871-1272, Christopher Brooke, 1961, Norton Library History of England, p53: "...In 926 one [of Athelstan's] sisters married the Duke of the Franks. This was the response to an embassy carrying rich gifts to the King, including jewels, perfumes, and relics- of which Athelstan was a princely collector..."

Ancestral File Ver 4.10 9GB3-83 Edhild Eadhylde ENGLAND Princess Born Abt 908 Daughter of Elfreda (AFN:9GB3-DR) Mar Bef 13 Sep 926, Ver 4.10 Born Abt 908 Daughter of ?Edgiva (AFN:8HS0-6S) Mar Bef 13 Sep 910.

   Marriage Information:

Edhild married Duke Hugh Paris FRANCE, I, son of King Robert Paris FRANCE, I and Queen Beatrice De Vermandois FRANCE, before 13 Sep 910-926. (Duke Hugh Paris FRANCE, I was born about 900 in Paris, Seine, France, died on 16 Jun 956 in Dourdan, Isle De France, France and was buried in Abbey, St Denis, Paris, Seine, France.)

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