Descent Royal House of Wessex: Son Æthelwulf King Wessex
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
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.