Wulfrune of York fl 1000

Aelfhelm of York, likeness unknown

Wulfrune was the wife of Aelfhelm of York who died in 1006. Very little is known of her life. She was the mother of three children including Aelfgifu of Northampton, the first wife of King Canute the Great and the mother of King Harold I. In 1006 Wulfrune’s husband Aelfhelm, was murdered and her two sons blinded by Eadric Steona.

 Family tree for Wulfrune, wife of Aelfhelm showing:


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Heather Y Wheeler. (2020). Wulfrune of York fl. 1000. Available: https://www.treesofblue.com/wulfrune-of-york. Last accessed September 13th, 2023