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Edith of Wessex
Birth: 1025
Death: Dec. 18, 1075

English Monarch. Queen consort of King Edward the Confessor. Daughter of Godwine, earl of Wessex, she married Edward on January 23, 1045 to cement relations between the King and her powerful father. The marriage was a platonic one, as Edward had taken a vow of chastity. Edward may have sent her to a convent when relations with her father went sour.  (bio by: Kristen Conrad) 
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   Edward the Confessor (1002 - 1066)*
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Westminster Abbey
City of Westminster
Greater London, England
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Kristen Conrad
Record added: Feb 01, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 8341588
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- Lutetia
 Added: May. 3, 2014
In memory of Edith of Wessex ~ RIP
- Laurel Robson
 Added: Aug. 22, 2013
In memory
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 Added: Apr. 8, 2013
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