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The son of Ethelwolf

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Æthelwulf (/ ˈ ɛ θ əl w ʊ l f /; Old English for "Noble Wolf"; died 13 January ) was King of Wessex from to Inhis father, King Egbert, defeated King Beornwulf of Mercia, ending a long Mercian dominance over Anglo-Saxon England south of the sent Æthelwulf with an army to Kent, where he expelled the Mercian sub-king and was himself appointed essor: Egbert.

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Robinson, (OCoLC) The son of the great West Saxon king Egbert (ruled –), Aethelwulf ascended the throne four years after the Danes had begun large-scale raids on the English coast.

In he scored a major victory over a large Danish army at a place called Aclea in wulf then married his daughter to the Mercian king Burgred (), and in he himself married Judith, the daughter of Charles. The Son of Ethelwolf: An Historical Tale. by the Author of Alan Fitz-Osborne, &C. Average rating: 0 out of 5 stars, based on 0 reviews The son of Ethelwolf book a review Miss FullerBrand: Miss Fuller.

King Aethelwulf (which means "Noble Wolf") was King of Wessex and Mercia, and son of the late King Ecbert. Following the Battle of Repton, and the Great Heathen Army's storming of the Wessex royal villa, Aethelwulf succeeded his father as King shortly before Ecbert's death.

A very strong and abled warrior-king, Aethelwulf was at the forefront Age: Get this from a library. The son of Ethelwolf an histor. tale; in 2 vol. 2 (). [Anne Fuller]. In Ethelwulf's absence, his eldest surviving son Ethelbald, who strongly suspected that his father wished to make his favourite son, Alfred, heir to Wessex, had taken advantage of the discontent of his subjects and usurped the throne.

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For his learning and virtue, Egbert, king of England, appointed him his priest, in which character he subscribed a charter to the abbey of Croyland, in Egbert also committed to him the education of his son Ethelwolf, who on succeeding to the throne procured Swithin to be chosen bishop of.

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Æthelwulf (Old English for "Noble Wolf";[2] died 13 January ) was King of Wessex from to [a] Inhis father, King Egbert, defeated King Beornwulf of Mercia, ending a long Mercian dominance over Anglo-Saxon England south of the Humber. Egbert sent Æthelwulf with an army to Kent, where he expelled the Mercian sub-king and was himself appointed en: Æthelred Of Wessex, Æthelberht Of Wessex, Æthelswith.

Ethelwolf, his only surviving son, had been educated in piety and learning under the care of St. Swithin, then provost of the Old Monastery in Winchester, 2 and had been ordained subdeacon by bishop Helmstan, as Rudburn, Huntingdon, and others relate.

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There is naturally much in the life-history of St. Swithun that is incapable of proof. He was possibly born in the neighbourhood of Winchester about the year He became a monk of the old abbey, and rose to be head of the community, when he gained the favour of King Egbert, who entrusted him with the education of his son Ethelwolf.

His father's name was Ethelwolf; and it seems highly probable that the peculiar turn which Alfred's mind seemed to take in after [page 77] years, was the consequence, in some considerable degree, of this parent's situation and character.

Ethelwolf was a younger. BOOK I. Containing the History. CHAP. History of London from the earliest accounts of it under the Romans, to the Norman conquest. Aretrospect into the events of past times, resembles in some measure, a prospect through a fog; the more remote the objects are, the more indistinct they appear, and the more liable they are to be mistaken, from the impurities of the medium through which they.

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