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Aetheired Ii 'the Redeless' KING OF ENGLAND

Male 968 - 1016  (48 years)


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  • Name Aetheired Ii 'the Redeless' KING OF ENGLAND  [1
    Born 968 
    Gender Male 
    Died Apr 1016  London, Londonshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • From Encyclopedia Britannica Online, article titled Athelred II, TheUnready:

      "He succeeded to the throne after the murder of his half-brother,Edward II, the Martyr, at the age of ten. His reign was plagued by poor advice from his personal favorites and suspicions of his complicity in Edward's murder. His was a rather long and ineffective reign, which was notable for little other than the payment of the Danegeld, an attempt to buy off the Viking invaders with money. There relentless invasions by the Danish Vikings, coupled with their ever-escalating demands for more money, forced him to abandon his throne in 1013. He fled to Normandy for safety, but was later recalled to his old throne at the death of Svein Forkbeard in 1014. He died in London in 1016." [1]
    Person ID I8180  Ronald Allen Snowden Family Tree
    Last Modified 23 Jun 2008 

    Family 1 ALFFLAED 
    _UID 2AF277D0B82741D689C791E040DE3E48BE1A 
    Children 
     1. Godgifu,   b. Abt 1009,   d. 1055  (Age ~ 46 years)
    Family ID F5719  Group Sheet

    Family 2 Emma OF NORMANDY,   b. Abt 968, Normandy, , France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Mar 1051, Winchester, Hampshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 83 years) 
    _UID 93207755ADD14403B949E928E1AC8DEA5B4E 
    Family ID F5720  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S285] Carney and Kin.