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They believe a near-complete female skeleton, aged 30 to 40, found wrapped in silk in a lead coffin in Magdeburg Cathedral is that of Queen Eadgyth. The granddaughter of Alfred the Great, she married Otto I, Holy Roman Emperor, in 929. She died 17 years later, at 36.

2010-01-20

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Scientists have revealed that they think bones found in a German cathedral are those of one of the earliest members of the English royal family. The remains of Queen Eadgyth, who died in 946, were excavated in Magdeburg Cathedral in 2008. The granddaughter of Alfred the Great, King of Wessex, the Saxon princess married Otto I, Holy Roman Emperor, in 929.

2010-06-18

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The Queen is set to have an official presence on Facebook when a British Monarchy page launches on the internet-based social networking site.

2010-11-07

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The UK ambassador to Argentina has been summoned to explain to officials in Buenos Aires why part of Antarctica has been renamed in honour of the Queen.

2012-12-22

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