Thane Siferth DENMARK
(-Abt 1015)


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Queen Ealdgyth ENGLAND

Thane Siferth DENMARK

  • Born: , , Denmark
  • Died: Abt 1015, , , England

   Other names for Siferth were DENMARK Thane and Sigeferth.

   General Notes:

Thane of DENMARK.

Kings and Queens of Great Britain,Genealogical Chart, Anne Taute and Romilly Squire, Taute, 1990: "Edmund II Ironside King of England Apr-Nov 1016 Son of Aethelred II King of England and Aelfgifu, Mar = (2) Ealdgyth widow of Sigeferth Died Nov 1016."

The New Columbia Encyclopedia, 1975, p833, Edmund Ironside: "Died 1016, King of the English (1016), son of Aethelred the Unready. Contrary to the wishes of his father, he married (1015) the widow of Siferth, a Danish thane, and was accepted as ruler of the Five Boroughs of the Danelaw..." Encyclopaedia Britannica, 1981, Micropaedia, Vol III, p792, Edmund I: "Edmund defied his father's orders by marrying (1015) the widow of one of the Danish lords then occupying English territory."

   Marriage Information:

Siferth married Queen Ealdgyth ENGLAND, daughter of Morcar ENGLAND and Edgitha ENGLAND. (Queen Ealdgyth ENGLAND was born about 986-995 in , Wessex, England.)

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