King of Wessex Aethelwulf

Male Abt 800 - 858  (~ 58 years)


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  • Name Aethelwulf  [1
    Title King of Wessex 
    Born Abt 800  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 13 Jan 858  [1
    Buried Winchester Cathedral Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Notes 
    • [dunbar_tree.FTW]

      Aethelwulf reigned 839-858, "chiefly occupied with struggles against the
      Danes" {-Encycl.Brit., 1956 Ed. 1:276}. In 855 went to Rome with Alfred; on
      way home married Judith, daughter of Charles the Bold. Aethelwulf ruled
      Wessex 839-856 (abdicated) and was Under-King of Kent 825-839 and 856-858.
      His daughter Aethelswith m. (Easter, 853 at Chippenham) Burgred, King of the
      Mercians (who succeeded Berhtwulf). His third son, Aethelbert, reigned
      860-866 (buried at Sherborne).
    Person ID I1674  Bratt Family Tree
    Last Modified 22 Aug 2015 

    Father Ecgberht,   b. 775,   d. 19 Nov 838  (Age 63 years) 
    Married Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F908  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Osburh,   d. 853 
    Married 830  Winchester, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • divorce
    Divorced 846  [1
    Children 
    +1. Alfred,   b. 849, Wantage, Berkshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Oct 900  (Age 51 years)
    Last Modified 22 Aug 2015 
    Family ID F863  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S9] dunbar_tree.FTW.
      Date of Import: Mar 1, 2003