Iethelwulf sentence example

iethelwulf
  • IEthelwulf (q.v.), son of Ecgberht, succeeded to the throne of Wessex at his father's death in 839, while the eastern provinces went to his son or brother IEthelstan.
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  • A similar division took place on iEthelwulf's death between his two sons iEthelbald and "Ethelberht, but on the death of the former in 858 Æthelberht united the whole in his own hands, his younger brothers 'Ethelred and Alfred renouncing their claims. iEthelberht was succeeded in 865 by 'Ethelred, and the latter by Alfred in 871.
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  • ALFRED, or ZELFRED, known as THE GREAT (848-900), king of England, was born in 848 at Wantage, and was the fourth son of King IEthelwulf and his first wife (Osburh).
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  • In 855 Alfred again went to Rome with his father IEthelwulf, returning towards the end of 856.
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  • A similar division took place on iEthelwulf's death between his two sons iEthelbald and "Ethelberht, but on the death of the former in 858 Æthelberht united the whole in his own hands, his younger brothers 'Ethelred and Alfred renouncing their claims. iEthelberht was succeeded in 865 by 'Ethelred, and the latter by Alfred in 871.
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