Siward Digera - (?) Earl of Northumbria1

M, d. 1055
FatherLigulph (?)
     Siward Digera - was born in Yorkshire, England. Siward married Aefflaed (?), daughter of Ealdred - Earl of Bernicia, in Northumberland, England. He became Earl of Northumbria in 1031 until was in power until 1055. He was known to have been 6'7" tall. Siward died in 1055 in Northumbria, England, from a disease. Since he had always sden himself dying in battle, he got himself dressed in his armor to to die in.


Aefflaed (?) b. c 1030, d. b 1054


  1. [S103] Clarence E. Pearsall, History of the Pearsall Family, Volume I: Chapter 11, section 3, page 319.