King Aelfweard 904 – 924

Aelfweard of Wessex

Aelfweard was born in 904 (exact date not known) and died 2nd August 924. He was the second son of King Edward the Elder by his second wife Aelfflaed of Mercia. It is thought that he succeeded his father to the throne but died very soon afterwards and the throne passed to his half-brother Aethelstan.

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Heather Y Wheeler. (2017 – 2020). King Aelfweard 904 – 924. Available: Last accessed January 3rd, 2022