Ælfgar (died c. 1060) was the son of Leofric, Earl of Mercia, by his famous mother Godgifu (Lady Godiva). He succeeded to his father's title and responsibilities on the latter's death in 1057. He gained the additional title of Earl of East Anglia, but also was exiled for a time. Through the first marriage of his daughter he would become father-in-law of the Welsh king Gruffydd ap Llywelyn; a few years after his death, his daughter would become a widow and marry English King Harold.
How would Ælfgar be described?
Ælfgar would be described as earl of Mercia.
What is the gender of Ælfgar?
Ælfgar is male.
When died Ælfgar?
Ælfgar died 01.01.1062.
What is Ælfgar subject of?
Ælfgar is subject of 1030 births, 11th-century English people, Earls of East Anglia, 1062 deaths, Earls of Mercia, Lady Godiva, Place of birth unknown and Year of birth unknown.