Ancient Wessex News and Information
Ancient Wessex News and Information

Aethelwulf King of Wessex

ALEKSA VUČKOVIĆ writing on Ancient Origins has published an interesting article “The Reign of Aethelwulf, King of Wessex: Between Realm and Religion”.

“Early historians often dismissed Aethelwulf’s reign as uneventful and his rule as pious and unpractical. But more recently we have an important insight into the significance of Aethelwulf’s era and the way he paved for his sons, the youngest of which, Alfred, would become one of the most important figures of English history.”

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Viking army in battle. Public Domain
Miniature of King Æthelwulf of Wessex in the Genealogical roll of the kings of England. ( Public Domain )

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