Aelfgifu of York c. 963 – 1002

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Aelfgifu of York was born around 963 and died in 1002. She was the daughter of Thored of Northumberland and the first wife of King Aethelred the Unready. Her son Edmund, known as Ironside, became King in 1016.

 Family tree for Aelfgifu, first wife of King Aethelred the Unready showing:
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Published Mar 28, 2017 @ 3:48 pm – Updated – Jun 4, 2020 @ 1:50 pm

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Heather Y Wheeler. (2017 – 2020). Aelfgifu of York c. 963 – 1002. Available: https://www.treesofblue.com/aelfgifu-of-york-c-963-1002. Last accessed October 1st, 2021