(775-Abt 839)
Queen Redburch Wessex WEST SAXONY
(Abt 784-)
Chief Butler Oslac WESSEX
(Abt 785-)
Mrs Wessex Oslac
(Abt 790-)
King Ethelwulf WESSEX
(Abt 801-857)
Queen Osburgh WESSEX
(Abt 803-Bef 855)
Queen Ethelswith MERCIA
(Abt 846-889)


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King Burgred MERCIA

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.

   General Notes:

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.

   Marriage Information:

Ethelswith married King Burgred MERCIA in 853. (King Burgred MERCIA died in 874.)

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