King Ethelred II "the Unready" (of England)1

M, #1233035, b. circa 968, d. 23 April 1016
Father*King Edgar I "the Peaceful" (?) b. 943, d. 8 Jul 975
Mother*Elfrida (?) b. 945, d. c 1000
Relationship29th great-grandfather of Robert Michael Damon
ReferenceRFC233-35

Names and TItles

Variation: King Athelred II.2
Variation: King Æthelred (of England) the Unready.
Variation: King Aethelred II "The Unready".3
Titled: King of England (Ethelred II) from 979 to 1016.3
     King Ethelred II "the Unready" (of England) was born circa 968 of Wessex, England, to, son of King Edgar I "the Peaceful" (?) and Elfrida (?).4,3 King Ethelred II "the Unready" (of England) was the son of King Edgar I "the Peaceful" (?) and Elfrida (?) King Ethelred II "the Unready" (of England) married first Aelgifu (Elgiva) (of Aelflaed), daughter of Thored Gunnarsson. King Ethelred II "the Unready" (of England) married second Princess Emma (of Normandy), daughter of Richard I the Fearless (of Normandy) and Gunnora (Gonnor) de Crepon, in 1002 of Normandy, France.4,1 King Ethelred II "the Unready" (of England) died on 23 April 1016 in London, England.3 He was buried at St. Paul's, London, Middlesex, England.4
     Ethelred II "the Unready"'s father King Edgar I "the Peaceful" (?) died on 8 July 975 in Wessex, England.4 King Ethelred II "the Unready" (of England) became King of England in 979 replacing King Edward II the Martyr (of England).2 King Ethelred II "the Unready" (of England) became the father of King Edmund II "Ironsides" (of England) circa 989.3 Ethelred II "the Unready"'s mother Elfrida (?) died circa 1000.3 King Ethelred II "the Unready" (of England) became the father of Prince Alfred (of England) circa 1002.4 King Ethelred II "the Unready" (of England) became the father of King Edward III 'The Confessor' (of England) circa 1004.4 King Ethelred II "the Unready" (of England) became the father of Princess Goda (Godgifu) (of England) circa 1004.4 King Ethelred II "the Unready" (of England) was replaced as King of England by Sweyn Forkbeard in 1013.5 King Ethelred II "the Unready" (of England) became King of England in 1014 replacing Sweyn Forkbeard.5 Ethelred II "the Unready"'s son was married at wedding of King Edmund II "Ironsides" (of England) and Ealdgyth (of Northumbria) in August 1015.6,1 King Ethelred II "the Unready" (of England) was replaced as King of England by King Edmund II "Ironsides" (of England) on 23 April 1016.1,5

Family 1

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Family 3

Princess Emma (of Normandy) b. circa 982, d. 6 March 1052
Children
ChartsPedigree of Robert Damon (Big)
English Royalty
English Royalty (Indented)
Royalty for Commoners
Royalty for Commoners (Indented)
Last Edited20 Aug 2017

Citations

  1. [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.
  2. [S205] The Continenetal Dynasties 1066-1216, online http://www.royal.gov.uk/history/trees/continen.pdf. Hereinafter cited as The Continenetal Dynasties.
  3. [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 ****.
  4. [S227] Samuel H. Sloan, ROYALFAM.GED (461 Peachstone Terrace, San Rafael CA: n.pub.). There are some wild errors in the data.
  5. [S260] Wikipedia, online http://en.wikipedia.org/
  6. [S7] Roderick W. Stuart, Royalty for Commoners, Fourth Edition, The Complete Known Lineage of John of Gaunt, Son of Edward III, King of England, and Queen Philippa (Baltimore, MD: Genealogical Publishing Co. Inc, 2002). Repository: Richard Smith Damon Arlington, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, in. Hereinafter cited as Royalty for Commoners, 4th Edition.
  7. [S231] Presidents.GED online http://www3.dcs.hull.ac.uk/public/genealogy/presidents/…, Brian Tompsett (e-mail address), downloaded December 2003.