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Queen Ealswitha
Original name:  Alswitha
Birth: 852
Death: Dec. 5, 905

English royalty, queen consort of Alfred the Great. She was the daughter of Aethelred of Mercia, King of the Gaini, and Eadburga Saxe-Mercia. She married Alfred in 868 AD, and had six children: Eathelflaeda (who would one day rule Mercia in her own right), Eathelgoeful, Edmund, Edward (the future King Edward the Confessor), Estrude, and Eathelweard. When Alfred died in 899, Ealhswith became a nun, and died at St. Mary's Abbey, Winchester at the age of about 53. 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
   Alfred the Great (849 - 899)*
 
 Children:
  Edward the Elder (____ - 924)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
St Lawrence in the Square Churchyard
Winchester
City of Winchester
Hampshire, England
 
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Record added: May 18, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 22390
Queen Ealswitha
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Queen Ealswitha
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My 36th great grandmother.
- To Whom Do We Belong
 Added: Nov. 16, 2014
In loving memory
- G-g + granddaughter
 Added: Aug. 15, 2013
In memory of Queen Ealswitha ~ RIP
- Laurel Robson
 Added: Aug. 15, 2013
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