King Edward the Elder 874 – 924

King Edward the Elder

Edward the Elder was born around 874 and died 17th July 924. He was the eldest son of King Alfred the Great and Ealhswith of Mercia. Edward became King after Alfred died 26th October 899. He had three wives who gave him ten children, four of whom became King after him.

Family tree for King Edward the Elder son of Alfred the Great showing:


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Heather Y Wheeler. (2017 – 2019). King Edward the Elder 874 – 924. Available: Last accessed February 24th, 2020