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date: 05 March 2021

Æthelred [Ethelred] Ilocked

(d. 871)
  • Sean Miller


Æthelred [Ethelred] I (d. 871), king of the West Saxons, was the fourth of the five sons of Æthelwulf (d. 858), king of the West Saxons, and his first wife, Osburh (839), herself descended from the West Saxon royal line. Æthelred first attested his father's charters in 854 as a king's son, a title he retained through the reigns of his brothers ...

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