Wulfhilda, Lady Of East Anglia

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Wulfhilda, Lady Of East Anglia

Birthplace: Wessex, England (United Kingdom)
Death: 1042 (43-45)
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Daughter of Æthelred "the Unready", King of the English and Ælfgifu of York
Wife of Ulfcytel Snylling, Ealdorman of East Anglia
Sister of Æthelstan; Edmund II 'Ironside', King of England; Eadwig; Ecgberht; Eadred and 5 others
Half sister of Ælfred Ætheling; Edward The Confessor, king of the English and Godgifu

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About Wulfhilda, Lady Of East Anglia

Wulfhild, daughter of Æthelred and Ælffled

Married Ulfcytel


WULFHILD . The primary source which confirms her parentage and marriage has not yet been identified.

m ULFCYTEL "Snillingr/the Valliant", son of --- (-killed in battle Ashingdon Oct 1016[1837]). Ealdorman of East Anglia. After being surprised by the forces of Svend King of Denmark which landed at Norwich, he made peace with the invader. After the Danes broke the treaty, Ulfcytel forced them to retreat to their ships[1838]. He was defeated by the Danes outside Thetford in 1004[1839], and again in East Anglia 18 May 1009[1840]. He was defeated by the Danes 5 May 1010 at Ringmere after their landing near Ipswich[1841]. He was killed in King Edmund II's final battle against Canute.

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