Person:Æthelred 'Mucil', Ealdorman of the Gainas (1)

Æthelred 'Mucel' , Ealdorman of the Gaini
d.885 or after
Facts and Events
Name[1] Æthelred 'Mucel' , Ealdorman of the Gaini
Alt Name Ethelred The Great , Earl of Mercia
Gender Male
Marriage WFT Est 816-867 to Eadburh
Birth[8] 825 Mercia, EnglandCitation needed
Title (nobility)? abt 840 Ealdorman of the Gaini
Death[5] 885 or after
Ancestral File Number Q16146398?

 No accepted parents?

  1. (MCS2)The Magna Charta Sureties, 1215, 2nd ed, p.123, Line 161.

    he was Ealdorman of the Gaini (Elderman)

  2.   Wikipedia.
  3.   Æthelred 'Mucil', Ealdorman of the Gainas, in Lundy, Darryl. The Peerage: A genealogical survey of the peerage of Britain as well as the royal families of Europe.
  4. Æthelred Mucil/Mucel, in Baldwin, Stewart, and Todd Farmerie. The Henry Project (King Henry II ): Ancestors of King Henry II.
  5. ÆTHELRED "Mucel", in Cawley, Charles. Medieval Lands: A prosopography of medieval European noble and royal families.
  6.   Asser, and William Henry (ed.) Stevenson. Asser's Life of King Alfred. (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1904), p. 24.

    This is the original source naming Æthelred Mucel as the father of Ealhswith. ("Ælfred rex...uxorem de Mercia, nobilem scilicet genere, filiam Æthelredi, Gainorum comitis, qui cognominabatur Mucill, subarravit et duxit.")

  7.   Æthelred Mucel 1 (Male), in The Prosopography of Anglo-Saxon England.
  8. There is no known source which gives a place or date of birth or death for Æthelred Mucel.
  9. Baldwin notes that one possible father of Æthelred Mucil was another Mucel who appears in Mercian charters. A second possibility is the Esne who also appears in charters. Neither relationship is certain.