Uhtred Earl of Northumbria
Ealdred Earl of Northumbria


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Ealdred Earl of Northumbria

  • Marriage (1): Unknown
  • Died: 1039 1

   Cause of his death was Murdered..1

  General Notes:

EALDRED (-murdered Risewood 1039). Simeon of Durham names "Aldred, Eadulf and Cospatric" as the three sons of "Uchtred", stating that "Aldred" succeeded his paternal uncle Eadulf Cudel in Northumbria. He is named as son of Uhtred by Roger of Hoveden, first of the three sons he lists. He succeeded his paternal uncle as Earl of Northumbria. Simeon of Durham records that Ealdred killed "the murderer Thurebrand" to avenge his father, made peace with "Carl the son of Thurebrand", but the latter killed "Aldred" in "the wood called Risewood".

m ---. The name of Ealdred's wife is not known.

Ealdred & his wife had five children: Ælfled, Ælfled, Ældgyth and Etheldreda. 1

Ealdred married.


1 Charles Cawley, <i>Medieval Lands</i>.

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