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Emma of Normandy
"She was the wife of two kings, and mother of two more. See what you know about this amazing queen who lived in pre-Conquest England."
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Emma of Normandy was first wed to which Anglo-Saxon monarch?
Aethelred the Unready
Edward the Martyr
Alfred the Great
Emma gave birth to Edward the Confessor in 1003 AD, producing the requisite heir. Who were the other known children from her first marriage?
William and Alfred
Goda and Harold
Sweyn and Harold
Alfred and Goda
Emma had to adopt a Saxon name to please the English people. What name was she called by in England?
When Emma's first husband died, she did not wait long to remarry. Why do some historians find it strange that she married Canute the Mighty of Denmark?
He conquered England and ran her family out of the country
He was her first husband's enemy
All of these reasons
He was possibly much younger than her
Who were Emma's children by Canute?
Hardicanute and Goda
Harald Hardrada and Gunhilda
They had no children
Hardicanute and Gunhilda
When Canute died, his illegitimate son Harold Harefoot became king. What happened to Emma?
She instigated a civil war against Harold Harefoot
She fled to Flanders to escape Harold Harefoot's rule
She went into hiding in England
She went to Denmark
When Hardicanute became king of England, whom did he invite back to England?
Edward the Confessor
William the Conqueror
Emma and her son Edward the Confessor had a positive relationship.
Which 11th century text tells the tale of Emma's life?
The Wife's Lament
Encomium Emmae Reginae
Bede's Death Song
How did Emma of Normandy die?
She was killed by Earl Godwin
The chronicles do not say, but probably of natural causes
She drowned at Bosham
She died of a seizure
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