Eadred Aetheling, son of Aethelred, d 1012

Eadred Aetheling likeness unknown

Eadred was the fourth son of Aethelred, known as Unready and his wife Aelfgifu of York. The term Aetheling was used rather than prince in the Anglo-Saxon period to denote a son of a king. The year of his birth is not known. Very little is known of his life but it is known that he died during the year 1012.

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Heather Y Wheeler. (2017 – 2020). Eadred Aetheling, son of Aethelred, d 1012. Available: https://www.treesofblue.com/eadred-d-1012. Last accessed November 19th, 2023