Emma of Normandy 985 – 1052

Emma of Normandy

Emma was born in 985 and died 6th March 1052. She was the daughter of Robert, Duke of Normandy and became the second wife of King Aethelred the Unready as part of an agreement between England and Normandy. Emma married King Canute after he took the English throne. By Aethelred she was the mother of King Edward the Confessor and by Canute she was mother of King Harthacnut. Emma of Normandy was a powerful woman in English Anglo Saxon politics.

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Heather Y Wheeler. (2017 – 2020). Emma of Normandy 985 – 1052. Available: https://www.treesofblue.com/emma-of-normandy-985-1052. Last accessed November 6th, 2023