Biography of Aethelred King Wessex

Family Trees

Paternal Family Tree: Wessex

Descendants Family Trees:

Descent

Kings Wessex: Son of Aethelwulf King Wessex

Timeline

Around 847 Aethelred King Wessex was born to Aethelwulf King Wessex and Osburgh Unknown Queen Consort Wessex

In 865 Aethelred King Wessex succeeded as King Wessex. Wulfthryth Unknown Queen by marriage King.

Battle of Reading

On 04 Jan 871 Aethelred King Wessex and Alfred "The Great" King England 's army attacked, but were repulsed by, the Viking army at Battle of Reading at Reading.

Battle of Basing

On 22 Jan 871 Aethelred King Wessex was defeated by the Viking army at the Battle of Basing at Old Basing.

Battle of Marton

Around 22 Mar 871 Halfdan Ragnarsson defeated the Wessex army led by Aethelred King Wessex and Alfred "The Great" King England at the Battle of Marton.The location of 'Marton' is not known; suggestions include Marden in Wiltshire and Winterborne St Martin in Dorset.

After 23 Apr 871 Aethelred King Wessex was buried at Wimborne Minster

Battle of Marton

On 23 Apr 871 Aethelred King Wessex died possibly as a result of wounds received at the Battle of Marton which took place a month earlier.

Aethelwold Wessex was born to Aethelred King Wessex and Wulfthryth Unknown Queen

Aethelhelm King Wessex was born to Aethelred King Wessex and Wulfthryth Unknown Queen

Aethelred King Wessex and Wulfthryth Unknown Queen were married

Ancestry

Father: Aethelwulf King Wessex

GrandFather: Egbert King Wessex

Great GrandFather: Ealmund King Kent

Great Great GrandFather: Eafa Wessex

Mother: Osburgh Unknown Queen Consort Wessex

GrandFather: Oslac Unknown