Ealdgyth, wife of Edmund Ironside, b. c. 922

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Ealdgyth was born around 922 and died after 1016. She was the wife of Edmund Ironside who succeeded his father to the throne 23rd April 1016. They had two children, Edmund and Edward. After Canute seized the throne in 1016, the children were taken into exile. At this point she disappears from the records so it is unclear whether she went into exile with her children or remained in England.  

 Family tree for Ealdgyth, wife of Edmund Ironside, showing:


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Heather Y Wheeler. (2020). Ealdgyth b. c. 992. Available: https://www.treesofblue.com/ealdgyth-b-c-992. Last accessed September 8th, 2023