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Eahlmund Under-King of Kent
Egbert King of England
Aethelwulf King of England


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Aethelwulf King of England 1 2 3 4 5

  • Born: 801 3 6
  • Marriage: Osburga
  • Died: 13 Jan 858, Winchester Cathedral, London, ENG at age 57

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


bullet  Noted events in his life were:

Acceeded, 4 Feb 1839. 8


Aethelwulf married Osburga, daughter of Oslac of Isle of Wight and Unknown.



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

2 Albert F. Schmuhl The Royal Lines.

3 Stevens, Luke.

4 "Maude Arundell Ross to Linda Coate E-mail letters dated June, 1998 at"

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

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

7 The Official Website of the British Monarchy at

8 Tompsett, Brian, Royal and Noble Genealogical Data on the Web at

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