Ethelred I


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Ethelred I

(ˈɛθəlˌrɛd) or

Æthelred I

n
(Biography) died 871, king of Wessex (866–71). He led resistance to the Danish invasion of England; died following his victory at Ashdown
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Noun1.Ethelred I - 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)