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Eahlmund Under-King Of Kent [2825]
(-0786)
D. Of ETHELBERT II [3926]
Egbert King Of England [2823]
(0775-0839)
Redburga [2824]
Aethelwulf King Of England [2820]
(0801-0858)

 

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1. Osburga [2821]

Aethelwulf King Of England [2820] 1 2 3 4 5

  • Born: 801 3 6
  • Marriage (1): Osburga [2821]
  • Died: 13 Jan 858, Winchester Cathedral, London, ENG at age 57
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bullet  General Notes:

Also spelled Ethelwulf, he reigned as King of England (also King of Wessex) from 839-856. (C-865, C-2425) This is the information provided by Brian Tompsett on his Royal geanealogy site: "Reigned 839-856 (abdicated). Under-king of Kent 825-839 and 856-858. Renown for his military prowess, he reputedly defeated 350 viking ships (851). He reduced taxation, endowed the Church, made lay lands inheritable, and provided systems of poor relief." 7

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bullet  Noted events in his life were:

Acceeded, 4 Feb 1839. 8


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Aethelwulf married Osburga [2821] [MRIN: 1059], daughter of Oslac Of Isle Of Wight [2822] and Unknown.


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Sources


1 Robert Jesse Harry, The Ancestors and Descendants of Hugh Harry and Elizabeth Brinton. 1

2 Albert F. Schmuhl The Royal Lines. 42

3 Stevens, Luke, Stevens, Luke, Line of Adam. 63

4 "Maude Arundell Ross to Linda Coate E-mail letters dated June, 1998 at S._Arundel-Ross@bc.sympatico.ca." 41

5 Blazier, Jo Ann, The Howards, From England to the Ohio Valley (c2002).

6 Wilson, Randy, Ancestors of Edward III & Philippa. 63

7 The Official Website of the British Monarchy at http://www.royal.gov.uk/output/Page428.asp.

8 Tompsett, Brian, Royal and Noble Genealogical Data on the Web at http://www.dcs.hull.ac.uk/public/genealogy/GEDCOM.html. 63

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