Person:Æthelred of Wessex (1)

Æthelred I of Wessex
b.abt 0844 - 0847 15 and 22 Apr 0871
Facts and Events
Name Æthelred I of Wessex
Alt Name Ethelred
Gender Male
Birth[3] abt 0844 - 0847 House of Wessex
Marriage 868 to Wulfrida
Death[3][4] bet 15 and 22 Apr 0871
Reference Number[1] Q272233?
Burial[3][4] Wimborne Minster, Dorset, England

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Æthelred I (Old English: Æþelræd, sometimes rendered as Ethelred, "noble counsel"; – 871) was King of Wessex from 865 to 871. He was the fourth son of King Æthelwulf of Wessex. He succeeded his brother, Æthelberht (Ethelbert), as King of Wessex and Kent in 865.

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  1. Ethelred of Wessex, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia.
  2.   Æthelred I, King of Wessex, in Lundy, Darryl. The Peerage: A genealogical survey of the peerage of Britain as well as the royal families of Europe.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 ÆTHELRED ([844/47]-[15/22] Apr 871, bur Wimborne Minster, Dorset), in Cawley, Charles. Medieval Lands: A prosopography of medieval European noble and royal families.
  4. 4.0 4.1 Earle, John (ed.), and Charles (ed.) Plummer. Two of the Saxon Chronicles Parallel. (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1892), pp. 72-73.

    MSS A and E state that he died after Easter, having reigned 5 years, and that his body lies at Wimborne.

  5.   Æthelred 15 (Male), in The Prosopography of Anglo-Saxon England.