Queen Ethelswith MERCIA
- Born: Abt 846, Wantage, Wessex, Berkshire, England
- Married: 853
- Died: 889
Other names for Ethelswith were Aethelswyth and MERCIA Queen.
Ancestral File Number: FLGQ-MF.
Queen of MERCIA.
Kings and Queens of Great Britain, Genealogical Chart, Anne Taute and Romilly Squire, Taute, 1990: "Aethelswyth, Daughter of Aethelwulf, Mar Burghred King of Mercia, Died a nun 889."
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 1981, Microapaedia, Vol I, p116, Aethelwulf: "...Aethelwulf married his daughter to the Mercian King Burgred (853)...thus allying his kingdom of Wessex with Mercia and thereby withstanding invasions of Danish Vikings..."
Ancestral File Ver 4.10 FLGQ-MF Ethelswith Queen of MERCIA Born Abt 846 Of Wantage Berkshire England Died Abt ?846.
Ethelswith married King Burgred MERCIA in 853. (King Burgred MERCIA died in 874.)