Edith of Wessex

Edith of Wessex

Birth
Death 26 Jan 946 (aged 35–36)
Burial Magdeburg, Stadtkreis Magdeburg, Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany
Memorial ID 9167564 · View Source
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English and German Royalty. Born Eadgyth, the daughter of Eadward I, King of Wessex and Queen Aelflaed. Sometime between 925 and 930 she married Otto I von Sachson, Holy Roman Emperor, who was considered by many historians to be the founder of the Holy Roman Empire. The couple had at least four surviving children including their youngest who would become Otto II. She died young, and was buried at the Cathedral in Magdeburg, Germany.

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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Lutetia
  • Added: 21 Jul 2004
  • Find A Grave Memorial 9167564
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Edith of Wessex (910–26 Jan 946), Find A Grave Memorial no. 9167564, citing Cathedral of Saints Maurice and Katharina, Magdeburg, Stadtkreis Magdeburg, Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany ; Maintained by Find A Grave .