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Edith of Wessex
Birth: 910
Death: Jan. 26, 946

English and German Royalty. Born Eadgyth, the daughter of Eadward I, King of Wessex and Queen Aelflaed. Sometime between 925 and 930 she married Otto I von Sachson, Holy Roman Emperor, who was considered by many historians to be the founder of the Holy Roman Empire. The couple had at least four surviving children including their youngest who would become Otto II. She died young, and was buried at the Cathedral in Magdeburg, Germany. (bio by: Iola) 
Family links: 
  Edward the Elder (____ - 924)
  Ælfflæd of Wiltshire
   Otto I The Great (912 - 973)
  Liutgard of Saxony (931 - 953)*
  Edburga Of Winchester**
  Eadgifu of Wessex*
   Aethelstan (895 - 939)**
   Aelfweard of Wessex (904 - 924)**
  Edith of Wessex (910 - 946)
   Eadmund I the Elder (921 - 946)**
   Eadred (923 - 955)**
*Calculated relationship
Cathedral of Saints Maurice and Katharina
Magdeburger Stadtkreis
Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany
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Originally Created by: Lutetia
Record added: Jul 22, 2004
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Edith of Wessex
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Edith of Wessex
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Rest In Peace.
- Ninevin 🌻
 Added: Oct. 9, 2017
For my 30th Great Grandmother. Peace.
- Bonnie Schermer
 Added: Jul. 18, 2016

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