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Æthelred, Lord of the Mercians


Who is Æthelred, Lord of the Mercians?

æthelred, Lord Of The Mercians a.k.a. Æthelred, Lord of the Mercians became ruler of English Mercia shortly after the death of its last king, Ceolwulf II in 879. His rule was confined to the western half, as eastern Mercia was then part of the Viking-ruled Danelaw. Æthelred's ancestry is unknown. He was probably the leader of an unsuccessful Mercian invasion of Wales in 881, and soon afterwards he acknowledged the lordship of King Alfred the Great of Wessex. The alliance was cemented by the marriage of Æthelred to Alfred's daughter Æthelflæd.

  • also known as 埃塞尔雷德,麦西亚人的领主
  • parent of Ælfwynn
  • died in (1105 years ago)

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