Countess Ælfthryth of Flanders
- Marriage: Governor Baldwin II Great Forrester Of Flanders
Noted events in her life were:
• History. She was the youngest child of Alfred the Great, the Saxon King of England and his wife Ealhswith. She had four or five siblings, including King Edward the Elder and Ethelfleda.
Ælfthryth married Baldwin II (died 918), Count of Flanders.
They had the following issue:
Arnulf I of Flanders (c. 890\endash 964); married Adela of Vermandois
Adalulf, Count of Boulogne (c. 890\endash 933)
Ælfthryth was an ancestor of Matilda of Flanders, who married William the Conqueror, first monarch from the House of Normandy, which means that following the Norman conquest of England and the death of William I all the monarchs of England were also descendants of the House of Wessex.
Ælfthryth married Governor Baldwin II Great Forrester Of Flanders, son of Baldwin I (Iron Arm) Great Forrester and Princess Judith Daughter Of Charles, The Bald, King Of Aguitania And Neustrie. (Governor Baldwin II Great Forrester Of Flanders was born in 877 and was buried in 919.)