Father – Thored of Northumbria
Mother – Hilda
Spouse – Aethelred
Children – Aethelstan, Ecgbert, Edmund, Eadgyth, Aelfgifu, Eadred, Eadwig, Wulfthryth, Edgar
Aelfgifu of York was born to Thored, Earl of Northumbria and his wife Hilda. Nothing is known of her life before she married. She is known as Aelfgifu of York suggesting she may have been born in the city of York.
Aelfgifu married King Aethelred. She was not crowned Queen and did not sign charters. This suggests that she either had no interest in politics or was prevented from being involved. The only details of her life after her marriage that are known for certain are the births of her children.
A son, Aethelstan, was born to Aelfgifu and Aethelred.
A son, Ecgbert, was born to Aelfgifu and Aethelred.