Ecgwynn of Mercia d. c 901

Ecgwynn of Mercia likeness unknown

Ecgwynn of Mercia was the first consort of King Edward the Elder. The date of her birth is not known and the date of her death is thought to be around 901. She bore Edward the Elder two children: a son, Aethelstan who was brought up in the household of Aethelflaed of Mercia and a daughter, Edith who entered a nunnery.

 Family tree for Ecgwynn of Mercia, first consort of Edward the Elder showing:


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Heather Y Wheeler. (2017 – 2020). Ecgwynn of Mercia d. c 901. Available: Last accessed September 13th, 2023