Aethelhelm of Wessex d. 890

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Aethelhelm was the younger son of King Aethelred of Wessex. The year of his birth is not known, but it is known that he died in 890. Aethelhelm and his brother, Aethelwold, were passed over when their father died because they were thought to be too young to rule. Their uncle Alfred was given the crown.

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Heather Y Wheeler. (2017 – 2020). Aethelhelm of Wessex d 890. Available: Last accessed September 23rd, 2021