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Ordwulf Devon (abt. 0901 - 0946)

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Ordwulf (Edulf) "of Wessex" Devon
Born about in Mercia, Englandmap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died in Mercia, Englandmap
Devon-13 created 31 Aug 2012 | Last modified | Last edit: 12 May 2017
01:33: Bree Ogle added an unmerged match of Eadwulf-4 and Devon-13. [Thank Bree for this]
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Ordwulf of Wessex, Ealdorman of Devon[1]
b. 921
d. 1002[2]

Early Life

p. son of Ordgar, Earldorman of Devon, Earl of Devonshire (d.971) and Wulfthryth of Devon[citation needed]. Issue:


m. Aelfwyn or Elfwina of Mercia, Lady of Mercia, b. 905, Mercia, Essex.[3]


Palgrave, F. (1832). The Rise and Progress of the English Commonwealth: Anglo-Saxon Period. Containing the Anglo-Saxon Policy, and the Institutions Arising Out of Laws and Usages which Prevailed Before the Conquest, (Vol.2, pp.). J. Murry. Google eBook.
Smith, J.R. (1873). The Reliquary and Illustrated Archaeologist, (Vol 13-14, pp.29). Google eBook. (Dubious Source)
  1. Alias: Edulph; Edulph; Eudolph; Edulf
  2. Smith, 1873
  3. Note: Primary sources researched by for Leofric, Ealdorman of the Hwicce do not list his parents. It seems that Freeman and secondary sources, such as Smith (1873) have connected him to this line, but it's most likely incorrect. (Also see footnotes for Wulfric Spot)


Note: ref: Wikipedia (http://www. (04 Apr 10) -
Ordwulf was the son of Ealdorman Orgar. His mother was a member of the royal family of Wessex. The family's power lay in the west of Wessex. Ordgar was buried in Exeter and his son Ordwulf founded, or refounded, Tavistock Abbey.


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On 17 Sep 2015 at 17:59 GMT Patricia Davis wrote:

There is a circular dates problem with Ordwulf (Edulf) of Wessex Devon, born c. 901. His parents are listed here as Ordgar of Devon and Wulfrith Redburch, but their birth dates are later than his.

Then as you go back, the dates end up generations off, as descendants are listed as ancestors. Can anyone please straighten out the multiple conflicts?

Patricia Davis

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