Ethelreda, daughter of Gospatric

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Ethelreda
possibly Queen of Alba
Spouse Duncan II?
Issue William fitz Duncan
Father Gospatric, Earl of Northumbria

Ethelreda (either the same as or conflated with Octreda or Uhtreda; 11th century) was a daughter of Gospatric, Earl of Northumbria remembered in 13th century Cumberland as the mother of William fitz Duncan. She is thought to have been the wife Duncan II of Scotland, though very little is known otherwise about her.

References[edit]

  • William M. Aird, "Gospatric, earl of Northumbria (d. 1073x5)", Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, 2004 , accessed 13 Feb 2009
  • A. A. M. Duncan, "Duncan II (b. before 1072, d. 1094)", Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, 2004 , accessed 13 Feb 2009