Æthelwulf, King of England (0839-0856)[1, 2, 3]

Male Abt 806 - 858  (~ 52 years)


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  • Born Abt 806  Wessex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    History birth to death 
    • In 839, he visited Rome. [4]
    • In 839, he was crowned King of England and reigned until 858. [2, 4, 5]
    • On 1 October 856, he abdicated in favor of his son Æthelbald after returning from a lengthy pilgrimage. [5]
    Died 13 Jan 858  [2, 4, 5
    Buried Winchester Cathedral, Winchester, Hampshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Siblings 2 siblings 
    Person ID I2851  | Boudreau Line, Roy Line
    Last Modified 5 Nov 2019 

    Father Egbert, King of England (0827-0893),   b. 775, Wessex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Feb 893, Wessex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 118 years) 
    Mother Rædburh,   b. Abt 788 
    Family ID F2246  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Osburh,   b. Abt 810, Wessex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. After 876  (Age ~ 67 years)  [2, 4, 5
    Married Abt 830  [5
    Annulled 853  [4, 5
    Children 
     1. Æthelbald, King of England (0856-0860),   b. Abt 834, Wessex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 860, Wessex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 26 years)
     2. Judith of Wessex
     3. Æthelbert, King of England (0860-0866),   b. Abt 836, Wessex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 866, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 30 years)
    +4. Æthelred I, King of England (0866-0872),   b. Abt 840, Wessex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 872, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 32 years)
    +5. Alfred "the Great", King of England (0871-0901),   b. 849, Wantage, Berkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Oct 901  (Age 52 years)
     6. Æthelswyth,   bur. Pavia or Ticino, Italy Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 5 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F2242  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Judith of France,   b. Abt 844, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. After 870  (Age ~ 27 years)  [4, 5, 6
    Married 1 Oct 856  Verberie, Hauts-de-France, France Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    • Judith was only about 13 years old at the time of this marriage. It was really nothing more than a demonstration of alliance between Æthelwulf and Charles "the Bald". [5]
    Last Modified 17 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F2245  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Abt 806 - Wessex, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1 Oct 856 - Verberie, Hauts-de-France, France Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Winchester Cathedral, Winchester, Hampshire, England Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Sources 
    1. [S2002] ------------- Secondary Sources -------------.

    2. [S59] Weis, Frederick Lewis. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 Fifth Edition, (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1982).
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    3. [S2000] ------------- Sources Below not Reviewed -------------.

    4. [S60] Stuart, Roderick W. Royalty for Commoners, The Complete Known Lineage of John of Gaunt, Son of Edward III, King of England, and Queen Philippa Fourth Edition, (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Company, 2002).

    5. [S65] Sewell, Robert James. Sewell: A History of the Sewell Family from the Earliest Times, (unknown: manuscript, March 2008).

    6. [S1460] Norr, Vernon M. Some Early English Pedigrees , (Washington DC: by author, 1968).



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