Elfrida, Queen of England
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The Robinson Family has been traced by Lillian Millett and others back through Scottish and English kings
to the first century A.D. The historical account on this page was motivated by the Mormon website :
- Egbert, King of Wessex, born Abt 0784, Of Wessex, England,
died Aft 19 Nov 0838, Wessex, England, M: , Wessex, England ;
In 800 at the decease of King Brithric, Egbert was called by the voice of his
countrymen to assume the Government of Wessex, and he subsequently succeeded
in reducing all the Kingdoms of the Heptarchy under his sway. His reign, a
long and glorious one, is memorable for the great victories he achieved over
the Danes. See Europäisch Stammtafeln Band II tafel 58. According to
King Egbert had a second son, Prince Athelstan
- Redburh, Queen of Wessex, born Abt 788, Of Wessex, England
- Oslac, Chief Butler of Wessex, born Abt 0785, Of Wessex, England
- Mrs-Oslac, Chief Butler of Wessex, born Abt 0790, Of Wessex, England
- Ethelwulf King of Wessex, born Abt 0806, Of Wessex, England,
died 13 Jan 0857, England, M: Abt 830.
Reigned 839-856 (abdicated). Under-king of Kent 825-839 and 856-858.
Renown for his military prowess, he reputedly defeated 350 viking ships (851).
He reduced taxation, endowed the Church, made lay lands inheritable, and
provided systems of poor relief
- Osburh Queen of Wessex, born Abt 0810, Of Wessex, England
- Ethelred "Mucil" Eald of the Gainai, born Abt 0825, Of Mercia, England, M:
- Eadburh Fadburn, born Abt 0830, Of Mercia, England
- Alfred "The Great" King of England,
born Abt 0848, Of Wantage, Berkshire, England
died 26 Oct 0901, Winchester, Hampshire, England, M: 0868
Reigned 871-899. He prevented the Danish conquest of England, defeating them
at Edington (878) after a campaign of guerrilla warfare. After his victory he
allowed the Danes to keep their conquests in Mercia and East Anglia provided
that Guthrum, their King, was converted to Christianity. Alfred built a navy
of Warships to defend the south coast against further Danish invasions (885-86
;892-96) and protected Wessex with a chain of fortifications. He took London
(886), this gaining control of all England except the Danish areas.
- Ealhswith Queen of England, born Abt 0852, Mercia, England, died 5 Dec 0905
- Sigehelm, Earl of Kent, born Abt 0871, Of Kent, England
- Mrs-Sigehelm of Kent, born Abt 0876, Of Kent, England
- Edward I "The Elder" King of England, born Abt 0871, Wessex, England,
died 0924 (17 July 924),
Farrington, Berkshire, England, M: 0919, Wessex, England.
Edward apparently had 3 wives, the last being Edgiva (Eadgifu)
- Edgiva, Queen of England, born Abt 0896, Kent, England, died 0961
- Edmund I "The Magnificent" King of England, born Abt 0922, Wessex, England,
died 26 May 946, England, M:
- Elgiva Queen of England, born Abt 0922, Wessex, England, died 0944
- Ordgar (Ealdorman), born Abt 0922, Of Devonshire, England
- Mrs-Ordgar (Ealdorman), born Abt 0927, Of Devonshire, England
- Edgar "The Peacable", King of England, B: Abt 943, Wessex, England , died 8 Jul 975,
Wessex, England, M: 964, Wessex, England
Reigned 959-975. The first King of a united England. He allowed his Danish
subjects to retain Danish laws. Edgar promoted a monastic revival and
encouraged trade by reforming the currency. He improved defence by organising
coastal naval patrols and a system for manning warships.
Although he suceeded on 1st October 959, he was not crowned until 973 because
St Dunstan, the Archbishop of Canterbury, disaproved of his way of life.
- Elfrida (Elfthryth), Queen of England, born Abt 0947, Of Devonshire, England
- Ethelred II "The Unready" King Of England, born Abt 0968, of, Wessex, England, died 23 Apr 1016,
London, Middlesex, England, married Abt 985, Of Wessex, England.
Reigned 979-1013(deposed) and 1014-1016.
In the face of Danish raids, he was forced to pay huge tributes (Danegeld) to
the enemy. He was driven into exile by Sweyn but returned after his death.
Died during Canutes invasion of England.
Burke says he died 1010. His tomb was lost when the old St Pauls was destroyed
in the great fire of London.
Above information in part from the Tompsett website in Britain. See links for
individual people above.