1. Elfreda (Elfgiva)
2. NORMANDY, Emma Of
- WESSEX, Edmund II Ironside Of+
- WESSEX, Athelstan Of
- WESSEX, Egbert Of
- WESSEX, Edred Of
- WESSEX, Edwy Of
- WESSEX, Edward Of
- WESSEX, Edgar Of
- WESSEX, Edith Of
- WESSEX, Elgiva Of
- WESSEX, Wulfhilda Of
WESSEX, Ethelred II The Unready Of
- Born: Abt 968
- Marriage (1): Elfreda (Elfgiva) about 985
- Marriage (2): NORMANDY, Emma Of on 5 Apr 1002 in Winchester Cathedral, Winchester, Hampshire, England
- Died: 1016 aged about 48
King of Kent
His marriage to Emma provided the basis for the subsequent Norman claim to the English throne. "The Unready" is a
corruption of the Old English unraed, "bad counsel," which is a reference to his misfortunes.
Buried in St. Paul's Catherdral.
Ethelred married Elfreda (Elfgiva), daughter of Ealdorman (Earl) Thored and Unknown, about 985.
Ethelred next married Emma Of NORMANDY, daughter of Count Richard I The Fearless Of NORMANDY and Gunnor (Gonnora De Crepon) Of DENMARK, on 5 Apr 1002 in Winchester Cathedral, Winchester, Hampshire, England. (Emma Of NORMANDY was born about 967 in , , Normandy, France, died on 14 Mar 1051-1052 in , , , England and was buried in Winchester, , Hampshire, England.)