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  • Cuthburh of Wessex, Abbess Of Barking (666 - 725)
    Saint Cuthburga or Cuthburg (died c. 718) was the first abbess of Wimborne Minster. She was the sister of Ine, King of Wessex and was married to the Northumbrian king Aldfrith. Cuthburh (?) (1) F...
  • Cwenburh (c.670 - 690)
    Cuthburga and Cwenburh, sisters of King Ine of Wessex, founded a convent in Wimborne in 718. Encyclopedia Brittanica: Wimborne Minster (source of photo): town (“parish”), East Dorset district, admi...
  • Gunnor Oslac Ealdorman of Northumbria (c.908 - 979)
    Gunnar, father of Thored. Thored of York was the son of either Gunnar or Oslac, northern ealdormen. If he was the former, he may had attained adulthood by the 960s, when a man of his name raided West...
  • Wulfthryth (c.827 - d.)
    Wulfthryth, wife of Ordgar of Devon mother of Ælfthryth Ælfthryth's mother was a member of the royal family of Wessex. The family's power lay in the west of Wessex. Ordgar was buried in Exeter an...
  • Aethelswith, Queen of Mercia (c.833 - 888)
    Suggested birth years: 833, c. 838, 840, c. 846 Suggested death years: 888, 889 IMAGE: Ethelwulf ring:AD 839-858, Laverstock, Wiltshire, England Ethelswith ring: AD 853-888, Aberford, West Y...

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