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Æthelstan [Athelstan] (893/4–939), 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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Æthelstan [Athelstan] (893/4–939), king of England, was the eldest son of King Edward the Elder (870s?–924), with his first wife, Ecgwynn.

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Subjects: British History ; Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500)

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