Ealhswith
(d.902)

woman

Died aged unknown

Ealhswith or Ealswitha (died 5 December 902) was the wife of King Alfred the Great. Her father was a Mercian nobleman, Æthelred Mucel, Ealdorman of the Gaini, which is thought to be an old Mercian tribal group. Her mother was Eadburh, a member of the Mercian royal family, and according to the historian Richard Abels she was a descendant of King Cenwulf of Mercia. She is commemorated as a saint in the Christian East and the West on 20 July.

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Site of Hyde Abbey 1110 burial place of Alfred The Great, his queen and their son Edward The Elder

Hyde Gate, Winchester, United Kingdom where they was buried (902)