Ethelwulf of Wessex, King of the English Profile

    • Ethelwulf of Wessex, King of the English
    • ID: I758
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    Æthelwulf reigned from 839 to 856 at which point he abdicated in favour of his son Æthelbald after returning from a lengthy pilgrimmage. He was Under-king of Kent 825 - 839 and 856 - 858. Renown for his military prowess, he reputedly defeated 350 viking ships. He reduced taxation, endowed the Church, made lay lands inheritable, and provided systems of poor relief.
    16 Total Ancestors
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  • Last Modified: May 11, 2013
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