masculine Aldgyth

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eald gūþ > gyð > Aldidelege / Aldithelega
This name derives from the Anglo-Saxon place-name “Aldidelege and Aldithelega,” composed of two elements: “eald” (old) and “gūþ > gyð” (battle, fight, the act of killing, blow, to strike). In turn, the name means “old fighter.” 1) Ealdgyth (~992–1016) may have been the name of the wife of Sigeferth, son of Earngrim, a thegn of the Seven Burghs, and later of King Edmund Ironside. She was probably the mother of Edmund’s sons Edward the Exile and Edmund Ætheling. 2) Ealdgyth (~1057–1066), was a daughter of Ælfgar, Earl of Mercia, the wife of Gruffudd ap Llywelyn († 1063), ruler of all Wales, and later the wife and queen consort of Harold Godwinson, King of England in 1066. William of Jumièges described her as a considerable beauty.


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