Aelfgifu of Shaftesbury Family Tree & Biography (d. 944)

 

Aelfgifu of Shaftesbury was a member of the House of Wessex by marriage. She was the wife of King Edmund I and the mother of kings Eadwig and Edgar.

 

Aelfgifu of Shaftesbury Family Tree Image showing:

parents, husband, children and grandchildren

Aelfgifu of Shaftesbury Family Tree

 

Aelfgifu of  Family Tree in Table Form showing:

grandparents, parents, siblings, husband, children and grandchildren

 

GRANDPARENTS

Not known

PARENTS

Father – Not known

Mother – Wynflaed of Shaftesbury – (d. c955)

SIBLINGS

Not known

MARRIED

King Edmund I – (921-946)

CHILDREN

King Eadwig – (941 – 959)

King Edgar – (943 – 975)

GRANDCHILDREN

by Edgar and Aethelflaed the Fair

King Edward (the Martyr) – (962 – c978)

by Edgar and Aelfthryth of Devon

King Aethelred (the Unready) – (966 – 1016)

 

Aelfgifu of Shaftesbury Short Biography

Aelfgifu of Shaftesbury Family Tree

Aelfgifu of Shaftesbury was the daughter of Wynflaed of Shaftesbury. The identity of her father and the year of her birth are not known.

She became the  wife of King Edmund I in 939 and the couple had two sons, Eadwig and Edgar. Aelfgifu had a close connection to the Abbey of Shaftesbury and was buried there after her death in 944.

 

Published Jun 26, 2024 @ 11:38 am – Updated – Jun 26, 2024 @ 11:40 am

Harvard Reference for Aelfgifu of Shaftesbury Family Tree:

Heather Y Wheeler. (2024). Aelfgifu of Shaftesbury Family Tree & Biography (d.944). Available: https://www.treesofblue.com/aelfgifu-of-shaftesbury-d-944. Last accessed July 21st, 2024