Who's Who in the Viking Age
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Ælfthryth of Wessex

LifeElfrida, Elftrudis
c. 875 – 7 June 929
FamilyHouse of Wessex.
Her father is Alfred the Great and her mother Ealhswith.
She married Baldwin II ‘the Bald’ , count of Flanders in 890s.
Her older sister is Æthelflæd, Lady of the Mercians. Her older brother is Edward the Elder.
They had four children: Arnulf, Adalulf, Ealswid and Ermentrud.
Events893-99, her marriage with Baldwin II is also an alliance against the Vikings.
899, upon her father’s death she receives three estates in the UK.
918, she grants several places in the UK to St Peter’s Abbey in Ghent.
Sources: Find a Grave, FMG, PASE

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