|Father||Edmund (II Ironside, King of the English 1016)||Mother||Ealdgyth|
Family Tree Details
Edward (The Exile) (b.1016 - d.1057)
+Agatha (of Brunswick)
= Edgar (The Aetheling) (b.1052? - d.1126?)
= Margaret (of Wessex) ( - d.1093)
+Malcolm (III, Scottish King 1058-1093) (b.1031? - d.1093)
= Edward (Prince of Scotland)
= Edmund (of Scotland)
= Edgar (King of Scotland 1097-1107) (b.1074? - d.1107)
= Alexander (I, King of Scotland 1107-1124) (b.1077 - d.1124)
| +Sybilla (of Normandy) (b.1092? - d.1122)
= Matilda Edith (of Scotland) (b.1080? - d.1118)
| +Henry (I, King of England 1100-1135) (b.1068 - d.1135)
| = William (Adelin) (b.1103 - d.1120)
| = Matilda (Empress Maud) (b.1102 - d.1167)
= David (I, King of Scotland 1124-1153) (b.1085 - d.1153)
| +Matilda (Wife of David I)
| = Henry (Earl of Huntingdon) ( - d.1152)
= Mary (of Scotland) (b.1084? - d.1116)
+Eustace (III, Count of Boulogne) (b.1089 - d.1125)
= Matilda (Countess of Boulogne, Queen of England) ( - d.1152)
Harold Godwinson invited the exiled Edward the Exile back to England in the hope that he could claim the English throne from Edward the Confessor.
Edward the Exile died in mysterious circumstances. Edward was the rightful heir the throne of England and Harold, Earl of Wessex benefited from Edward's death.
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A Medieval Mystery
There appear to be some strange connections between the fourteenth century Old Wardour Castle and ancient stone circle Stonehenge.
Old Wardour Castle appears to be aligned to ancient sites in the Stonehenge landscape.
Stonehenge is aligned to the Summer Solstice. Old Wardour has a very similar alignment.
Could the builders of Old Wardour used mesaurements from Stonehenge to layout the geometrical keep?