Tracing the family history of the English and Scottish Royal Family back over 1000 years


    Consort: Sun, 1 July 0964 - Sat, 8 July 0975
    Wife of Edgar the Peaceful

  • Queen
  • Ælfthryth
  • Lived 55 years

The first king's wife known to have been crowned and anointed as Queen of the Kingdom of England. She was possibly linked to the murder of her stepson King Edward the Martyr and appeared as a stereotypical bad queen and evil stepmother in many medieval histories.

  • Married Sunday, 1 July 0964
  • Groom was 21 Bride was 19
  • Marriage lasted 11 years, 7 days
  • Ended on death of Husband