GENERAL

Paternal Family Tree

Descent Royal House of Wessex: Son Æthelwulf King Wessex

EVENTS

Around 847 Æthelred King Wessex was born to Æthelwulf King Wessex and Osburgh Unknown

In 865 Æthelred King Wessex (18) succeeded as King Wessex

On 04 Jan 871 Æthelred King Wessex (24) and Alfred "The Great" King England (22) 's army attacked, but were repulsed by, the Viking army at Battle of Reading at Reading.

On 22 Jan 871 Æthelred King Wessex (24) was defeated by the Viking army at the Battle of Basing at Old Basing.

Around 22 Mar 871 Halfdan Ragnarsson defeated the Wessex army led by Æthelred King Wessex (24) and Alfred "The Great" King England (22) at the Battle of Marton. The location of 'Marton' is not known; suggestions include Marden in Wiltshire and Winterborne St Martin in Dorset.

On 23 Apr 871 Æthelred King Wessex (24) died possibly as a result of wounds received at the Battle of Marton which took place a month earlier.

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

Æthelred King Wessex and Wulfthryth Unknown were married

Æthelhelm King Wessex was born to Æthelred King Wessex and Wulfthryth Unknown

Æthelwold Wessex was born to Æthelred King Wessex and Wulfthryth Unknown

ANCESTRY

Father: Æthelwulf King Wessex

GrandFather: Egbert King Wessex

2G GrandFather: Ealmund King Kent

3G GrandFather: Eafa Wessex

4G GrandFather: Eoppa Wessex

5G GrandFather: Ingild Wessex

Mother: Osburgh Unknown

GrandFather: Oslac Unknown