Aethelswith of Mercia Family Tree (838-888)

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Short Biography

Aethelswith was born in 838 (exact dates are not known). She was the daughter of King Aethelwulf of Wessex and elder sister to King Alfred the Great. She married Burgred of Mercia and she and her husband were forced to flee to Italy in 874 following the Viking invasion. Aethelswith died in Pavia, Italy in 888.


Published Jan 30, 2017 @ 4:37 pm – Updated – Dec 3, 2022 @ 12:31 am

Harvard Reference for this page:

Heather Y Wheeler. (2017 – 2020). Aethelswith of Mercia 838 – 888. Available: Last accessed September 6th, 2023