Aethelflaed of Damerham c920 – c975


Likeness Unknown


Father – Aelfgar of Essex
Mother – Unknown
Spouse – Edmund I, Aethelstan
Children – No Children



920 (around)
A daughter, Aethelflaed was born to Aelfgar of Essex.
944 (after May)
Aethelflaed married King Edmund I.
946 (26th May)
Edmund I was murdered in Pucklechurch by Leofa, a thief who had been exiled by Edmund. He was succeeded by his brother Eadred.
946 (after)
Aethelflaed married an ealdorman named Aethelstan.
950 (around)
Aethelflaed’s father died. He was succeeded by Aethelflaed’s sister’s husband Byrhtnoth.
975 (after)
Athelflaed died. There is no record of where or exactly when.


Published Feb 6, 2018 @ 2:27 pm – Updated – Mar 14, 2018 @ 2:10 pm


Harvard Reference for this page:

Heather Y Wheeler. (2018). Aethelflaed of Damerham c920 – c975. Available: Last Accessed June 24th, 2019