Ethelthryth of East Anglia, married firstly Tondbert, Ealdorman of the South Gyrwas, and secondly (as his first wife) Ecgfrith, King of Northumbria (died 685).
Eormenburh of Kent married firstly Mereweald, Ealdorman of the West Hecani, and secondly (as his second wife) Ecgfrith, King of Northumbria (died 685).
Judith, daughter of Charles the Bald, King of France, married firstly Ethelwulf, King of Kent & Wessex, who died in 858, and secondly her step-son Ethelbald, King of Wessex, who died in 860.
Thyra, possibly daughter of Harald Bluetooth, King of Denmark, married firstly Styrbjorn the Strong (son of King Olof of Sweden), secondly Prince Borislaw of the Wends, and thirdly Olaf Trygveson, King of Norway (died 1000).
Emma, daughter of Richard I, Duke of Normandy, married firstly Ethrelred the Unready, King of England, who died in 1016, and secondly Canute the Great, King of England, Denmark & Norway, who died in 1035.
Edmund Ironside, King of England, who died in 1016, is said to have married (although forbidden by his father) the widow of a thegn named Sigeferth, murdered together with his brother Morcar in 1015 by Edric Streona, Ealdorman of Mercia. (Some sources give the name of the widow as Ealdgyth, but there is no reliable source for this information, and it is probably the result of confusion with the wife of Morcar, who was certainly called Ealdgyth.)
Ealdgyth, daughter of Ælfgar, Earl of Mercia, married firstly Gruffydd ap Llewelyn, King of Gwynedd and Powys, and secondly Harold Godwineson, King of England.
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