New England, Irish, Scotish, Isle of Man

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  • ID: I63977
  • Name: Alfred the Great ENGLAND
  • Suffix: King of England
  • Title: King of England
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 849 in Wantage,Berkshire,England
  • Death: 26 OCT 899 in ,Winchester,Hampshire,England
  • Ancestral File #: GS4H-XF
  • Note:
    Sources: RC 141, 233, 235, 238; Coe; A. Roots 1-15, 44; Warrior Kings; AF;
    Pfafman; Kraentzler 1470; The Earliest English Kings by D.P. Kirby; Young;
    Hilliam.
    King of England, 871-899; and Wessex. Had his royal seat at Chippingham.
    K: Alfred the Great, King of Wessex and Kent.
    Young: Alfred, died 899, King of Wessex, protector of the English Danelaw,
    overlord of the Welsh princes.
    Roots: Alfred the Great, King of England, King of England 871-899, born
    Wantage, Berkshire, 849; died 26 Oct. 899; married 868, Ealhswith (Alswitha),
    died about 905. Alfred was one of the greatest men in history. He was crowned
    king at Winchester, 871; founded the British Navy, organized the militia,
    compiled a code of laws, built schools and monasteries, and invited scholars
    to live at his court. He was a good scholar and translated many books.
    Hilliam: Alfred the Great, King of Wessex. Reigned 871-899. See page 815.
    All descendants of Roots lines 162 to 169 belong to the posterity of King
    Alfred the Great.
  • Change Date: 6 OCT 1998 at 14:17:47



    Father: Ethelwulf (Aethelwulf) "Noble Wolf" WESSEX b: Abt 806 in ,Wessex,England
    Mother: Osburh (Osburga) of OSLAC b: Abt 810 in ,Wessex,England

    Marriage 1 Ealhswith (Alswitha) of GAINI b: 852 in ,Mercia,England
    • Married: 868
    Children
    1. Has Children Ethelfleda of ENGLAND
    2. Has Children Edward the Elder ENGLAND b: 875 in ,Wessex,England
    3. Has No Children Ethelgiva of ENGLAND
    4. Has Children Aelfthryth (or Elftrudis) of ENGLAND b: Abt 867 in ,Wessex,England
    5. Has Children Edgina (or Eadgina) of ENGLAND
    6. Has No Children Aethelweard
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