(c. 1005—1075) queen of England, consort of Edward the Confessor

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Daughter of Earl Godwine; queen of England. In 1045 she married Edward the Confessor. The Life of King Edward Who Rests atWestminster, written shortly after the Norman Conquest, tells her story.

From The Oxford Dictionary of the Middle Ages in Oxford Reference.

Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).

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