Queen Ealhswith (Alswitha) (of Mercia)1

F, #1238039, b. circa 852, d. 904
Father*Etherlred Mucel (Ealdorman of Gainas) (?) b. c 825
Mother*Eadburh Fadburn2 b. c 830
Relationship33rd great-grandmother of Robert Michael Damon

Names and TItles

Variation: Queen Ealhswith (of England).2
Titled: Queen of England (Ealhswith).
     Queen Ealhswith (Alswitha) (of Mercia) was born circa 852 in Mercia, England.1 She was the daughter of Etherlred Mucel (Ealdorman of Gainas) (?) and Eadburh Fadburn.2 Queen Ealhswith (Alswitha) (of Mercia) married King Alfred 'The Great' (of England), son of King Æthelwulf (of Wessex) and Osburga (?), in 868.1 Queen Ealhswith (Alswitha) (of Mercia) died in 904 in England.1 She is also reported to have died on 5 December 905.2
     She became the mother of Princess Ethelfleda (of England) circa 869.2 Queen Ealhswith (Alswitha) (of Mercia) became the mother of Prince Edmund (of England) circa 873.2 Queen Ealhswith (Alswitha) (of Mercia) became the mother of Princess Ethelgiva (of England) circa 875.2 Queen Ealhswith (Alswitha) (of Mercia) became the mother of Princess Elfridam (of England) circa 877.2 Queen Ealhswith (Alswitha) (of Mercia) became the mother of Prince Ethelwerd (of England) circa 879.2 Queen Ealhswith (Alswitha) (of Mercia) became a widow with the death of her husband, King Alfred 'The Great' (of England) on 26 October 899 in Winchester, England.1
ChartsPedigree of Robert Damon (Big)
Kings of Wessex
Kings of Wessex (Indented)
English Royalty
English Royalty (Indented)
Royalty for Commoners
Royalty for Commoners (Indented)
Last Edited18 Aug 2003


  1. [S31] Roderick W. Stuart, Royalty for Commoners, Third Edition (Baltimore, MD: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 1998). Repository: Winchester Library Winchester, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, in. Hereinafter cited as RFC **** Check RFC4 ****.
  2. [S227] Samuel H. Sloan, ROYALFAM.GED (461 Peachstone Terrace, San Rafael CA: n.pub.). There are some wild errors in the data.
  3. [S206] Kings of Wessex and England 802-1066, online http://www.royal.gov.uk/history/trees/wessex.pdf. Hereinafter cited as Kings of Wessex and England.