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Noun1.Ethelred - 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)
2.Ethelred - king of Wessex and Kent and elder brother of Alfred; Alfred joined Ethelred's battle against the invading Danes and succeeded him on his death (died in 871)
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Could King AEthelred's erratic policies, or non-policies, toward the Vikings in the 990s be due, at least in part, to the influence of AElfric's monastic doctrine of non-violence?
Third was Eadric Streona, Aethelred the Unready's counsellor, who betrayed him by switching sides when Canute invaded in 1015.
She unpacks AElfric's explanation of the term "underking" in homily I as praise for a policy of delegating authority by the king, a policy which was practiced by AElfric's idea of a model king, Edgar, but was not sufficiently practiced by the king of the time, AEthelred Unraed.
Though it is reputed to have been founded in 689AD by Kind Aethelred of Mercia, the church's website says this date can be potentially even further back to the third or fourth centuries following recent research.
According to ( Forbes , some of the necessary deaths in Season 5 were that of Bishop Heahmund (Jonathan Rhys Meyers), characters related to Floki's (Gustaf Skarsgard) storyline in Iceland, Judith (Jennie Jacques) and Aethelred (Darren Cahill).
1003: Danes were murdered across much of England on the orders of King Aethelred II the Ill-Advised in the St Brice's Day Massacre.
THURSDAY The Last Kingdom BBC Two, 9pm Aethelflaed goes missing, and her newlywed husband Aethelred returns to Winchester to deliver the news to Alfred.
It was not possible to reconstruct the back of the head, neck and chest of the man depicted in profile on the ornament, yet the surface of the figure as well as images next to the figure bore significant similarities to the coins minted during the reign of Anglo-Saxon king Aethelred II the Unready (978-1016) and also to the images on the front side of the imitations (Fig.
However, I want to discuss unconventional policy options today because the Committee does not want to be a monetary equivalent of King AEthelred the Unready.1 It is as important to consider what we could do in the event of unlikely outcomes as the more likely scenarios.
With Alfred's brother, King Aethelred, dying, Alfred (David Dawson, left) knows he will soon become king.
With Alfred's brother, King Aethelred, dying, Alfred (David Dawson, above) knows he will soon become king.
Finally, the author explores lexical evidence to consider whether the glosses to the Lindisfarne Gospels and the Durham Ritual are by the same Aldred, and whether the whole of the Chronicle of AEthelred and Cnut should be attributed to a single person.