public profile

Share your family tree and photos with the people you know and love

  • Build your family tree online
  • Share photos and videos
  • Smart Matching™ technology
  • Free!



Birthplace: Northumbria, England
Death: Died in Scotland
Cause of death: (hanged herself)
Place of Burial: Scotland
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Uchtred "the Bold", Earl of Northumbria and Ælfgifu
Wife of Maldred mac Crínán, Earl of Dunbar
Mother of Aeldgytha; Gospatrick mac Maldred, Earl of Northumbria; Sigrid (Sigarith) of Allerdale; Dolfin Fitz Maldred; Margaret of Allerdale and 7 others
Sister of Dunning de Lathom, Earl of Lathom; Alfled III Northumberland and Edith (Aelgyth)
Half sister of Lady Ealdgyth De Bernicia; Aeldgyth (Northumbria) of Scotland; Ecfrida of Northumbria; Ealdred FitzUchtred, Earl of Northumbria & Bernicia; Eadwulf and 1 other

Occupation: Queen of both Wales and England, Princes of Northumberland
Managed by: Bianca May Evelyn Brennan
Last Updated:

About Ealdgyth

Ealdgyth or Ælfgifu of Northumbria

Daughter of Uchtred Earl of Northumbria & his third wife Ælfgifu of England (1016 or before-).

Married Maldred MacCrinan of Scotland


1. Gospatric

2. Maldred

and two anonymous daughters


MALDRED, son of CRINAN "the Thane" Mormaer of Atholl [Scotland] & his wife Bethoc of Scotland Lady of Atholl (-killed in battle [1045]). He is named son of Crinan by Roger of Hoveden[379]. Lord of Allerdale. Regent of Strathclyde 1034/35.

m ([before 1040]) EALDGYTH [Ælfgifu], daughter and heiress of UHTRED Earl of Northumbria & his third wife Ælfgifu of England (1016 or before-). Simeon of Durham names "Algiva daughter of earl Uchtred [and] of Algiva daughter of king Agelred" when recording that her father arranged her marriage to "Maldred the son of Crinan"[380], although her father was long since dead when she married. Named daughter of Uhtred and Elgiva by Roger of Hoveden, who also names her husband and his father[381].

Lord Maldred & his wife had four children:

1. GOSPATRICK ([1040/48]-[1075]). Simeon of Durham names "Cospatric son of Maldred son of Crinan" when recording that he was appointed Earl of Northumberland[382]. Earl of Northumberland from Dec 1067.

2. MALDRED . The primary source which confirms his parentage has not yet been identified. m ---. The name of Maldred´s wife is not known. Maldred & his wife had one child:

a) UHTRED . The primary source which confirms his parentage has not yet been identified. m ---. The name of Uhtred´s wife is not known. Uhtred & his wife had one child:

i) [383]DOLFIN . The Prior of Durham granted him Staindrop (in which Raby is a township) in 1131[384]. m ---. The name of Dolfin´s wife is not known. Dolfin & his wife had one child:

(a) [385]MALDRED . m ---. The name of Maldred´s wife is not known. Maldred & his wife had one child:

(1) [386]ROBERT FitzMaldred (-[25 Jun 1242/26 May 1248]). Lord of Raby and Brancepeth, co. Durham. m as her first husband, ISABEL de Neville, daughter of GEOFFREY de Neville & his wife Emma de Bulmer (-before May 1254). She was heiress of her brother Henry de Neville. She married secondly Gilbert de Brakenberg. Robert & his wife had one child:

a. GEOFFREY FitzRobert (-1242). He assumed the name Neville after his mother's family.

ii) [GOSPATRICK . "…Cospatric filius Uctred…" witnessed inquisitions by "David…Cumbrensis regionis princeps", dated 1124, concerning land owned by the church of Glasgow[387].]

3. daughter.

4. daughter.


Ealdgyth (Edith) of Northumbria


[This is a private gedcom-site, and not a good source: http://worldroots.com/ged/pomer/dat1.html ]


Ealdgyth (Aglithia) Princess of Northumberland *-9900 [Parents] was born about 1020 in of Northumberland,England. She married Maldred Earl of Dunbar King of Cumbria *-9899 about 1036. The marriage ended in divorce.

They had the following children:

     		M 	i 	Gospatric Earl of Northumberland *-9901
     		M 	ii 	Dolphin Maldred Prince of Scotland +-9902 was born about 1042 in of,Dunbar,East Lothian,Scotland

Note: Dolphin Maldred, Prince Of /SCOTLAND



Ealdgyth of Northumberland1

F, #107671, b. circa 1020

Last Edited=21 Aug 2005

    Ealdgyth of Northumberland was born circa 1020 [This date cannot be correct, as her father, Uchtred, died at the latest 1018. Sharon Doubell] at Northumberland, England.3 She is the daughter of Uhtred, Earl of Northumberland and Ælfgifu (?).2 She married Maldred, Lord of Allerdale, son of Crinan of Atholl, Mormaer of Atholl and Bethoc of Scotland, circa 1036.3
    Ealdgyth of Northumberland was also known as Edith (?).4

Children of Ealdgyth of Northumberland and Maldred, Lord of Allerdale

Maldred (?)+ 5

unknown of Scotland+ 5

Gospatric, Earl of Northumberland+ b. c 1040, d. c 10754


[S8] Charles Mosley, editor, Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 106th edition, 2 volumes (Crans, Switzerland: Burke's Peerage (Genealogical Books) Ltd, 1999), volume 1, page 13. Hereinafter cited as Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 106th edition.

[S11] Alison Weir, Britain's Royal Family: A Complete Genealogy (London, U.K.: The Bodley Head, 1999), page 23. Hereinafter cited as Britain's Royal Family.

[S125] Richard Glanville-Brown, online <e-mail address>, Richard Glanville-Brown (RR 2, Milton, Ontario, Canada), downloaded 17 August 2005.

[S11] Alison Weir, Britain's Royal Family, page 178.

[S11] Alison Weir, Britain's Royal Family, page 179.


Ett annat namn för Ealdgyth var Edith .

Ealdgyth gift Maldred , son till Crinan av Atholl och Bethoc av Skottland, cirka 1036. ( Maldred föddes omkring 1015 och dog i 1045. ) Orsaken till hans död blev dödad i strid.


From http://www.rpi.edu/~holmes/Hobbies/Genealogy/ps06/ps06_327.htm

Her father is from "Ancestral Roots..." (Balt., 1992) 176A-3 & 247-20. She was queen of both Wales and England.

References: [Weis1],[Paget1],[AR7] -------------------- Ealdgyth was also called Edith.

Ealdgyth was born before 1016.

She married Maldred mac Crínán, son of Crínán, abb Duine Caillenn and Bethoc MacKenneth, before 1040.

See "My Lines"

( http://homepages.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~cousin/html/p62.htm#i7946 )

from Compiler: R. B. Stewart, Evans, GA

( http://homepages.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~cousin/html/index.htm )

view all 18

Ealdgyth's Timeline

Northumbria, England
Age 21
Age 23
Age 25
Age 25
Northumbria, England
Age 27
East Lothian, Scotland
Age 30
Dunbar, East Lothian, UK
Age 60
Allerdale, Scotland
Age 71
January 7, 1993
Age 71