Alfred Aetheling 1005 – 1037

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Alfred was born in 1005 and died 5th February 1037. He was the second son of King Aethelred the Unready by his second wife Emma of Normandy. Alfred was blinded by Earl Godwin of Wessex, possibly on the order of Harold Harefoot, after he landed in England in 1037. He subsequently died of his injuries on the Isle of Ely.

Family tree for Alfred Aetheling son of  King Aethelred the Unready, brother of Edward the Confessor showing:


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Heather Y Wheeler. (2017 – 2020). Alfred Aetheling 1005 – 1037. Available: Last accessed February 15th, 2024