Æthelwold, King Of York & East Anglia

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Æthelwold, King Of York & East Anglia

Birthdate: (34)
Birthplace: Ruled 901-905
Death: 902 (30-38)
Holme, Huntingdonshire, , England
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Son of Ethelred I 'the Pious', King of Wessex & Kent and Wulfthryth
Brother of Æthelhelm
Half brother of Elgiva

Occupation: King of York (901-902), pretender to the throne of Wessex
Managed by: Harald Sævold
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Æthelwald, King of York (1)

M, #102621, b. circa 868, d. circa 903

Last Edited=3 Dec 2005

    Æthelwald, King of York was born circa 868. (2) He was the son of Æthelred I, King of Wessex. (1) 

He died circa 903, killed in action. (1)

    In 901 he established himself as Prentender to the Throne of Wessex, and was killed defending these claims. (2) He gained the title of King Ethelwald of York in 901. (2) He fought in the Battle of the Holm circa 903. (1) 
    He claimed the throne against Edward (the Elder) King of England, son of King Alfred (the Great).

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Ruled 901-905
Age 34
Holme, Huntingdonshire, , England