King Osberht of Northumbria d 867

Born – 848 Died – 21st March 867 Father – unknown Mother – unknown Spouse – unknown Children – unknown   848 (around) Osberht became King of Northumbria after Aethelred, son of Eanred, was murdered. 855 (around) Osberht seized Wercewurde and Tillemuthe from the church. 862 (around) Osberht was deposed by Aelle who became king … Read more

King Aelle of Northumbria d. 867

Born – 862 Died – 21st March 867 Father – unknown Mother – unknown Spouse – unknown Children – unknown 862 (around) Aelle became King of Northumbria after deposing the ruler Osberht who may have been his brother. 864 (around) Aelle seized church lands in Billingham, Ileclif, Wigeclife and Crece. 865 (around) The legendary Viking, … Read more

Anglo Saxon England 410 – 1066

This timeline gives a chronological listing of the main events in Anglo Saxon England 410 – 1066 410 (during) The last Romans left England after being recalled back to Rome by Emperor Honorius. 430 (during) The followers of Ninian, a Christian missionary, built the first Christian Church at Whithorn. 432 (during) Patrick, a Briton who … Read more

Aethelwold of Wessex 869 – 902

Born – not known Died – 13th December 902 Royal House – Wessex Father – King Aethelred I (847 – 871) Mother – Wulfthryth d. 902 Spouse – Unmarried Children – No children 869 (around) Aethelwold of Wessex, was born to King Aethelred I of Wessex and his wife, Wulfthryth. He was the couple’s second … Read more

King Aethelred I of Wessex 840 – 871

Born – c. 840 Died – 23rd April 871 Father – King Aethelwulf (795 – 858) Mother – Osburgh (810 – 855) Spouse – m. c865 Wulfthryth (b. 840) Children – Aethelhelm (b. 868), Aethelwold (869 – 902) King of Wessex – 866 – 871 Predecessor – Aethelbert – 860 – 865 Successor – Alfred … Read more

King Aethelbert (Aethelberht) of Wessex 836 – 865

Born – c. 836 Died – Autumn 865 Father – King Aethelwulf (795 – 858) Mother – Osburgh (810 – 855) Spouse – Unmarried Children – No children King of Wessex – 860 – 865 Predecessor – Aethelbald – 858 – 860 Successor – Aethelred I – 865 – 871 836 (around) Aethelbert of Wessex, … Read more

King Aethelbald of Wessex 834 – 860

Born – c. 834 Died – 20th December 860 Father – King Aethelwulf (795 – 858) Mother – Osburgh (810 – 855) Spouse – Judith of France (843 – 870) Children – No children King of Wessex – 858 – 860 Predecessor – Aethelwulf – 839 – 858 Successor – Aethelbert – 860 – 865 … Read more

King Aethelwulf of Wessex 795 – 858

Born – c. 795 Died – 13th January 858 Father – Egbert of Wessex (770 – 839) Mother – Redburga (possibly) Spouse – Osburgh (810 – 855), Judith of France (843 – 870) Children – by Osburgh – Aethelstan (d. 852), Aethelbald (834 – 860), Aethelbert (836 – 865), Aethelswith (838 – 888), Aethelred (840 … Read more

King Egbert of Wessex 770 – 839

Born – c. 770 Died – February 839 Father – Ealmund of Kent Mother – Not Known Spouse – Redburga (possibly) Children – Aethelwulf (795 – 858) King of Wessex – 800 – 839 Predecessor – Beorhtric – 786 – 802 Successor – Aethelwulf – 839 – 858 770 (around) Egbert (sometimes spelt Ecgberht) of … Read more