Edward I "The Elder" King Of England 1
- Born: Abt 871, , , Wessex, England
- Marriage: Edgiva Queen Of England 919, , , Wessex, England
- Died: 924, , Farrington, Berkshire, England, about age 53
Ancestral File Number: 9GB3-CL.
Edward the Elder,
son of Alfred the Great <kinga.html>, succeeded his father in 901. His succession was disputed by his cousin, Ethelwald the Atheling, who obtained the help of the Danes. The conflict ended with the death of Ethelwald in battle, in 905. But Edward still carried on war with the Danes, and Mercia, Northumbria, and East Anglia were subdued by him; and he extended his dominions by conquests in Scotland and Wales. Died, 925.
Edward married Edgiva Queen Of England, daughter of Sigehelm, Earl Of Kent and Mrs-Sigehelm Of Kent, in 919 in , , Wessex, England. (Edgiva Queen Of England was born about 896 in , , Kent, England and died in 961.)