Edward "the Elder", King of England

Male 875 - 924  (49 years)


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  • Name Edward  
    Born 875  Wessex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 4, 5
    Reign From 899 to 924  [4, 5, 6
    Military 918 
    Died 26 May 924  Farndon, Cheshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 4
    Buried Winchester Cathedral, Winchester, Hampshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Siblings 5 siblings 
    Person ID I2844  | Roy Line, Boudreau Line
    Last Modified 30 Jun 2020 

    Father Alfred "the Great", King of England ,   b. 849, Wantage, Berkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Oct 901  (Age 52 years) 
    Mother Ealhswith of Mercia,   b. Abt 852, Kingdom of Mercia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 904, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 52 years) 
    Married 868  England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F2239  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Ecgwyn,   d. 901, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Children 
     1. Æthelstan, King of England ,   b. 894, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Oct 939, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 45 years)
     2. Alfred,   d. young, England Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Saint Edith,   d. 937
    Last Modified 4 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F2238  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Ælfflæd,   b. Abt 878, Wessex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 919, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 41 years)  [4, 5, 6, 7
    Children 
     1. Ælfweard, King of England ,   d. 1 Aug 924, England Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Edgifu,   b. Abt 904,   d. 951  (Age ~ 47 years)
     3. Edhilda
    +4. Eadgyth,   d. 26 Jan 946
     5. Ælfgifu
     6. Edfæd
     7. Edwin, Sub-King of Kent,   d. 933
     8. Ælfæda,   d. 963, Winchester, Hampshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
     9. Æthelfæda, Abbess of Romsey
     10. Æthelhild,   bur. Romsey Abbey, Romsey, Hampshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 26 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F2237  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Eadgifu of Kent,   b. Abt 896, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Aug 968, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 72 years)  [1, 4
    Married 919  Berkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4
    Children 
     1. Edgifu
     2. Saint Edburga,   d. 15 Jun 960, St Mary's Abbey, Winchester, Hampshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
    +3. Edmund "the Magnificent", King of England ,   b. Abt 922,   d. 26 May 946, Pucklechurch, Gloucestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 24 years)
     4. Eadred, King of England ,   b. Abt 924,   d. 23 Nov 955, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 31 years)
     5. Gregory, Abbot of Einsiedlen
    Last Modified 5 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F2236  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Death: Sewell states he died 17 June 924 in Farndon-on-Dee, England. [5]

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 875 - Wessex, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 919 - Berkshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 26 May 924 - Farndon, Cheshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Winchester Cathedral, Winchester, Hampshire, England Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Sources 
    1. [S59] Weis, Frederick Lewis. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 Fifth Edition, (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1982), Secondary Source.
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    2. [S1851] Wolf, Armin. "Who was Agatha, the Ancestress of Scottish and English Kings?", (Vowchurch, UK: Foundations: Journal of the Foundation for Medieval Genealogy, 2011), Secondary Source.

    3. [S2000] ------------- Sources Below not Reviewed -------------.

    4. [S60] Stuart, Roderick W. Royalty for Commoners, The Complete Known Lineage of John of Gaunt, Son of Edward III, King of England, and Queen Philippa Fourth Edition, (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Company, 2002), Secondary Source.

    5. [S65] Sewell, Robert James. Sewell: A History of the Sewell Family from the Earliest Times, (unknown: manuscript, March 2008), Secondary Source.

    6. [S59] Weis, Frederick Lewis. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 Fifth Edition, (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1982), Secondary Source.

    7. [S1488] Barlow, Lundie W. "The Antecedents of Earl Godwine of Wessex" , (Boston: The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, volume CXI, January 1957).



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