English History 930 – 939

King AethelstanThis timeline gives a chronological listing of the main events in English History for the years 930 – 939

The king of England for this period was Aethelstan

931 (during)
Aethelstan received homage from the Welsh rulers at Hereford.
933 (during)
Aethelstan’s half-brother, Edwin, died.
934 (May)
Aethelstan marched north to invade Scotland. Although the exact reason for this move is unknown it is thought likely that Constantine of Scotland broke the peace treaty of 927.
936 (during)
Aethelstan established a border between England and Cornwall.
937 (October)
Battle of Brunanburh
Aethelstan fought the combined forces of Constantine of Scotland, Owain of Strathclyde and Olaf Guthfrithson King of Dublin. The battle lasted all day but saw Aethelstan victorious.
939 (27th October)
Aethelstan died at Gloucester. He was succeeded by his half-brother Edmund.
939 (29th November)
Edmund was crowned King of England


Published Jul 29, 2016 @ 11:39 pm – Updated – Jun 17, 2020 @ 5:35 pm

Harvard Reference for this page:

Heather Y Wheeler. (2016 – 2020). English History 930 – 939. Available: https://www.totallytimelines.com/english-history-930-939.htm. Last accessed October 20th, 2020