King Egbert of Wessex 770 – 839

 

Egbert King of Wessex

Father – Ealmund of Kent
Mother – Not Known
Spouse – Redburga (possibly)
Children – Aethelwulf, Aethelstan
King of Wessex – 800 – 839
Predecessor – Beorhtric
Successor – Aethelwulf

 

 

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Ragnar Lothbrok d. 865

 

Ragnar Lothbrok

Father – Sigurd Hring of Sweden
Mother – unknown
Spouse – Lagertha, Thora Borgarhjortr, Aslaug Sigurdsdottir
Children – Fridleif by Lagertha; Erikr and Agnar by Thora; Ivar, Bjorn, Sigurd, Ubba, Halfdan by Aslaug

Note: Ragnar Lothbrok is featured in many of the Norse sagas and is also mentioned in the Anglo-Saxon Chronicles. It is unclear from these sources whether he was a real person or a legendary figure. His sons however, are real Vikings.

 

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The Viking Age 789 – 1066

 

The Viking Age

Known as – Vikings, Northmen
From – Denmark, Norway and Sweden

The first Viking invasion was in 793 when the Vikings raided the monastery at Lindisfarne. The last was Harald Hardrada’s attempt to take the English throne in 1066.

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King Aethelwulf of Wessex 795 – 858

 

King Aethelwulf of Wessex

Father – Egbert of Wessex
Mother – Redburga (possibly)
Spouse – Osburgh, Judith of France
Children – Aethelstan, Aethelbald, Aethelberht, Aethelswith, Aethelred, Alfred
King of Wessex – 839 – 858 
Predecessor – Egbert of Wessex
Successor – Aethelbald

 

 

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Kings and Queens of England 827 – Present Day

 

Kings and Queens of England - Elizabeth IIThis timeline details all Kings and Queens of England from 827 to present day

Since 1327 England and Wales have shared the monarch

Since 1603 England, Wales and Scotland have shared a monarch 

England and Ireland shared a monarch from 1254 to 1936 when the Republic of Ireland broke from the monarchy, Northern Ireland, as part of the United Kingdom retained the monarchy.

See also Kings and Queens of Scotland 843 – Present Day

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King Aethelbald of Wessex 834 – 860

 

Aethelbald of Wessex

Father – Aethelwulf
Mother – Osburgh
Spouse – Judith of France
Children – No children
King of Wessex – 858 – 860
Predecessor – Aethelwulf
Successor – Aethelberht

 

 

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King Aethelred I of Wessex 840 – 871

 

Aethelred I of Wessex

 

Father – Aethelwulf
Mother – Osburgh
Spouse – Wulfthryth
Children – Aethelhelm, Aethelwold
King of Wessex – 866 – 871
Predecessor – Aethelberht
Successor – Alfred

 

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King Alfred the Great 849 – 899

 

Alfred the Great

Father – Aethelwulf of Wessex
Mother – Osburgh
Spouse – Ealhswith
Children – Aethelflaed, Edward, Aethelgifu, Aethelweard, Aelfthryth
King of Wessex – 871 – 899
Predecessor – Aethelred I of Wessex
Successor – Edward the Elder

 

 

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King Edward the Elder of England 874 – 924

Edward the Elder

Father – Alfred the Great
Mother – Ealhswith
Spouse – Ecgwynn, Aelfflaed, Eadgifu
Children – by Ecgwynn – Aethelstan, a daughter
by Aelfflaed – Eadgifu, Aelfweard, Edwin, Eadgyth, Eadhild
by Eadgifu – Edmund, Eadred Eadburh, Aelfgifu
King of England – 899 – 924
Predecessor – Alfred the Great
Successor –Aethelstan

 

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King Aethelstan of England 895 – 939

 

Aethelstan

Father – Edward the Elder
Mother – Ecgwynn
Spouse – Unmarried
Children – No children
King of England – 924 – 939
Predecessor – Edward the Elder
Successor –Edmund I

 

 

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