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|Name:||Æthelred I of Wessex||Determine relationship to...|
|Birth:||ABT 844||Father:||Æthelwulf of Wessex Mother:Osburth of Wessex|
|Remarks:||Æthelred I (866-71 AD) |
Anglo-Saxon king of Wessex, and son of King Æthelwulf, who ruled England during a time of great pressure from the invading Danes. He was an affable man, a devoutly religious man and the older brother of Alfred the Great, his second-in-command in the resistance against the invaders. Together, they defeated the Danish kings Bagseg and Halfdan at the battle of Ashdown in 870.
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