Search     Ancestors     Map     Descendants     Load Gedcom file
Name: Æthelred I of Wessex Determine relationship to William De Meschines
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.

Copyright © 2001-2005, Tim Dowling

Database: stanwardine   Bridge Family Tree
Contact: William Bridge