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Æthelred (Mercia) of Mercia (abt. 0865 - 0911)

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Æthelred (Ethelred) "King of Mercia, Ealdorman of the Mercia" of Mercia formerly Mercia
Born about in Mercia, Englandmap
Ancestors ancestors
Son of [uncertain] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married in Mercia, Englandmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Mercia, Englandmap
Mercia-13 created 12 Sep 2010 | Last modified
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Categories: Kingdom of Mercia.


Æthelred (d. 912), ealdorman of Mercia, married Æthelflæd, daughter of Alfred the Great and Ealhswith at the end of 889. They had two children:[1]

  • Æthelstan (890/92 - 903/4)
  • Ælfwynn (d. after 919).
The parents listed for this individual are speculative and may not be based on sound genealogical research. Sources to prove or disprove this ancestry are needed. Please contact the Profile Manager or leave information on the bulletin board.

Æthelred's parents are UNKNOWN

Reign: c.883 - 911


  • Ashley, M. (2008). Mercia (585-919): Including Hwicce, Lindsey and the Magonsaete. A Brief History of British Kings and Queens, (pp.432). Philadelphia, PA: Running Press Book Publishers. Print.
  • Cawley, C. (2006). Medieval Lands v.4. Web.[2]

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On 10 Apr 2017 at 11:03 GMT John Atkinson wrote:

Earl of MERCIA-16 and Mercia-13 appear to represent the same person because: Basically the same name, same wife and daughter, - please merge

On 10 Apr 2017 at 11:02 GMT John Atkinson wrote:

Unknown-290235 and Mercia-13 appear to represent the same person because: Basically the same name, same wife - please merge.

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