Aethelwold of Wessex d. 902

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Aethelwold was the son of Aethelred of Wessex. The date of his birth is not known but it is believed that he died in 902. He and his brother, Aethelhelm, had been passed over when their father died and the crown passed to Alfred the Great. Aethelwold spent much of his life trying to gain support to take the throne back.

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Heather Y Wheeler. (2017 – 2020). Aethelwold of Wessex d. 902. Available: Last accessed November 27th, 2023