Leofric of Mercia
Lady Godgifu
(Abt 1010-Bef 1085)
Alfgar of Mercia
(-Abt 1063)


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Alfgar of Mercia

  • Marriage: Aelfgifu
  • Died: Abt 1063

bullet  General Notes:

Marriage: Aelfgifu
Died: Cir 1063
Another name for Alfgar was AElfgar.
General Notes:
"Upon Godwine's death in 1053, Harold succeeded to his father's earldoms and became the chief power in the land. By 1057 he had obtained earldoms for his three brothers, Tostig, Gyrth, and Leofwine. His only rival was the house of Leofric of Mercia. Leofric's outlawed son, Aelfgar, raided Mercia with help from the Welsh, and in retaliation Harold and Tostig subjugated Wales in 1063."
Noted events in his life were:
• Acceded: Earl of Mercia, 1057.
Alfgar married Aelfgifu.


Alfgar married Aelfgifu.


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