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ath·e·ling

 (ăth′ə-lĭng, ăth′-)
n.
An Anglo-Saxon nobleman or prince, especially the heir to a throne.

[Middle English, from Old English ætheling.]

atheling

(ˈæθɪlɪŋ)
n
1. (Historical Terms) (in Anglo-Saxon England) a prince of any of the royal dynasties
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) (in Anglo-Saxon England) a prince of any of the royal dynasties
[Old English ætheling, from æthelu noble family + -ing3; related to Old High German adaling, Old Norse öthlingr]

ath•el•ing

(ˈæθ ə lɪŋ, ˈæð-)

n.
(in Anglo-Saxon England) a man of royal blood; prince.
[before 1000; Middle English; Old English ætheling=æthel(u) noble family (c. Old Saxon athal(i), Old High German adoul, Old Norse athal nature) + -ing -ing3]
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found it advisable to go with Edgar Atheling to meet William and offer him the crown.
As another instance of these bitter fruits of conquest, and perhaps the strongest that can be quoted, we may mention, that the Princess Matilda, though a daughter of the King of Scotland, and afterwards both Queen of England, niece to Edgar Atheling, and mother to the Empress of Germany, the daughter, the wife, and the mother of monarchs, was obliged, during her early residence for education in England, to assume the veil of a nun, as the only means of escaping the licentious pursuit of the Norman nobles.
which probably had been thought to give the finishing touch to the aristocratic prettiness of the Lady Emmeline Atheling as represented, forty years before, in several Books of Beauty.
He served on four Arctic convoys in 1944 as an aircraft handler on the escort carriers HMS Tracker and HMS Atheling, protecting convoys to the USSR.
Her father, Edward Atheling ,was a descendant of the Anglo-Saxon kings of England, closely related to the Confessor, the last of that line.
Thus when Edmund's grandson, Edgar Atheling died in c.
44In which year was hapless Hungarianborn teenager Edgar the Atheling proclaimed - but not crowned - King of England?
She had sought refuge in Scotland with her brother, Edgar the Atheling, who was the Anglo-Saxon heir to the English throne when William I or William the Conqueror excluded him from the English succession.
The book is perhaps the most beautiful of the twenty items on display; it is thought that Margaret, daughter of Edward Atheling (d.
He served on four of the treacherous Arctic convoys in 1944 as an aircraft handler on the escort carriers HMS Tracker and HMS Atheling protecting convoys to the USSR (Soviet Russia).
In his account of the Second Battle of Ramla he is careful to record the part played by Robertus Anglus, an Englishman, Robert son of Godwin, who had come to the Holy Land with Edgar the Atheling.