GENERAL

Paternal Family Tree

Descent Royal House of Wessex: Son Æthelwulf King Wessex

EVENTS

In 849 Alfred "The Great" King England was born to Æthelwulf King Wessex and Osburgh Unknown at Wantage

In 853 Alfred "The Great" King England (4) confirmed by Pope Leo IV at Rome

Around 855 Alfred "The Great" King England (6) visited the court of Charles "Bald" I King West Francia

In 868 Alfred "The Great" King England (19) and Ealhswith Mercia were married at Gainsborough

Around 870 Æthelflæd Wessex was born to Alfred "The Great" King England (21) and Ealhswith Mercia

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 08 Jan 871 Alfred "The Great" King England (22) defeated the Viking army led by Halfdan Ragnarsson at the Battle of Ashdown in Berkshire.

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 Alfred "The Great" King England (22) succeeded as King England: Wessex.

Around 874 Edward "Elder" King Anglo-Saxons was born to Alfred "The Great" King England (25) and Ealhswith Mercia

Around 12 May 878 Alfred "The Great" King England (29) defeated the Viking army led by Guthrum Unknown at the Battle of Edington at Edington (the location is subject to dispute).

Around Aug 878 Guthrum Unknown agreed to leave Wessex, to be baptised and to accept Alfred "The Great" King England (29) as his adoptive father. Known as Treaty of Wedmore.

On 26 Oct 899 Alfred "The Great" King England (50) died at Winchester

Around 1100 Alfred "The Great" King England (251) was buried at Hyde Abbey

Æthelgifu Wessex Abbot Shaftesbury was born to Alfred "The Great" King England and Ealhswith Mercia

Æthelweard Wessex was born to Alfred "The Great" King England and Ealhswith Mercia

Ælfthryth Wessex was born to Alfred "The Great" King England and Ealhswith Mercia

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