Alchflaed (c.654 - c.714) MP

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Birthplace: Northumberlandshire, UK
Death: Died
Managed by: Paul Douglas Van Dillen
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About Alchflaed

  • Alchfled of Northumbria

father:

  • Oswy King of Northumbria

born about 0612

died 15 February 0669/70

mother:

  • Riemmelth (Rhiainmelt) verch Rhoeth

siblings:

Alfrith of Northumbria

spouse:

  • Peda of Mercia

children:

  • Koneswitha of Mercia

biographical and/or anecdotal:

notes or source:

ancestry.com

Bede, describing Peada as "an excellent youth, and most worthy of the title and person of a king", wrote that he sought to marry Alchflaed, the daughter of King Oswiu of Northumbria; Oswiu, however, made this conditional upon Peada's baptism and conversion to Christianity, along with the Middle Angles (Peada was, at this time, still a pagan, like his father). Bede says that Peada eagerly accepted conversion:

When he heard the preaching of truth, the promise of the heavenly kingdom, and the hope of resurrection and future immortality, he declared that he would willingly become a Christian, even though he should be refused the virgin; being chiefly prevailed on to receive the faith by King Oswy's son Aifrid, who was his relation and friend, and had married his sister Cyneburga, the daughter of King Penda.

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Ælfflæd (?) (1)

F, #173788, b. 654, d. between 713 and 714

Last Edited=12 Nov 2005

Consanguinity Index=3.13%

    Ælfflæd (?) was born in 654. (1) She was the daughter of Oswiu, King of Northumbria and Eanflæd (?). (1) 

She died between 713 and 714. (1)

    Ælfflæd (?) was a nun. (1)

Forrás / Source:

http://www.thepeerage.com/p17379.htm#i173788

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Alchflaed's Timeline

654
654
Northumberlandshire, UK
657
657
Age 3
Mercia, UK
714
714
Age 60
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