Reference Entry

Æthelstan [Athelstan] (893/894-939), king of England

Sarah Foot

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/833

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Family and early life | Accession | Wars | 'Brunanburh' | Kingship | Foreign contacts | Religion and learning | Death | Historical significance and reputation

Reference Entry.  7380 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: biography ; history

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