Ethelred the Unready

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Noun1.Ethelred the Unready - king of the English who succeeded to the throne after his half-brother Edward the Martyr was murdered; he struggled unsuccessfully against the invading Danes (969-1016)
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For example, annals of the reign of AEthelred the Unready would best be presented by displaying MS C and the Worcester Latin Chronicle in parallel columns, with the portions unique to each put in italic, and with modem English translations on the opposing pages.