|Born||circa 1005||Born At|
|Father||Aethelred (II The Unready, King of the English 978-1013, 1014-1016)||Mother|
|Born||circa 1005 /|
Siblings (incl. half-siblings)
Family Tree Details
Alfred (Aetheling) (b.1005? - m.1036)
Forced to leave England by the invasion from Denmark, Emma Aethelred's wife, fled to Normandy assisted by the Bishop of Peterborough. Sons Edward (the Confessor) and Alfred followed later along with the Bishop of London. Ethelred was not far behind.
Both Edward the Confessor and Alfred, his younger brother, came to England at different times to try and take back the English throne. Edward's attempt failed. Some time later Alfred landed in England believing he had safe conduct but his army was met by Earl Godwin and was massacred. Alfred was captured and blinded. He died shortlly afterwards from his injuries.
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