Aelfhelm of York d. 1006

Aelfhelm of York, likeness unknown

Aelfhelm of York died in 1006. His date of birth is not known. He was the son of Wulfrun, a wealthy noblewoman and landowner. Details of his father are not known. His daughter, Aelfgifu of Northampton, was the first wife of King Canute the Great and the mother of King Harold I. In 1006 Aelfhelm was murdered and his two sons blinded by Eadric Steona.

 Family tree for Aelfhelm, son of Wulfrun, showing:


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Heather Y Wheeler. (2020). Aelfhelm of York d. 1006. Available: Last accessed November 18th, 2023