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Eadgyth

(c. 1022—1075)


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(c. 1022–75),

queen of Edward the Confessor. Eadgyth was the eldest daughter of Earl Godwine, the most powerful nobleman of his day, and sister of Harold II. She married Edward in 1045 soon after his succession. There were rumours that the marriage was never consummated and certainly there were no children.

Subjects: British History.


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