Eadgifu of Kent

F, (circa 896 - 25 August 968)
Father-Biological*Sigehelm d. 3 Dec 902
Family Lines
Roy Line

Boudreau Line
Last Edited=22 Apr 2023
Picture of Queen Eadgifu from Canterbury Cathedral
     Eadgifu of Kent was born circa 896 at Kingdom of Kent, England.1 She was the daughter of Sigehelm. Eadgifu of Kent was also known as Edgiva.2,1

Eadgifu of Kent married Edward the Elder ~ King of England, son of Alfred the Great , King of England and Ealhswith of Mercia, in 919.3,2,4,1,5,6,7 Eadgifu of Kent died on 25 August 968 at England.2,1,6 She was buried at Canterbury Cathedral, Canterbury, Kent, England.6

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Compeller's Notes:
Death: Weis (1982) and Mommaerts-Browne (2005) give her death date as 961.5,8

Child of Eadgifu of Kent and Edward the Elder ~ King of England


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