History

House of Wessex

Alfred the Great

880s–899 born 849 Son of Æthelwulf (king of Wessex) and Osburh Married Ealhswith 868 five children

Edward the Elder

26 October 899–924. Son of Alfred and Ealhswith. Married Ecgwynn 2 children Ælfflæd eight children Eadgifu four children

Æthelstan

924–939 King of the Anglo-Saxons 924-927 King of the English 927-939 Son of Edward the Elder and Ecgwynn. No issue

Edmund I 28 October 939–946

Son of Edward the Elder and Eadgifu of Kent. (1) Ælfgifu of Shaftesbury two children (2) Æthelflæd of Damerham

Eadred 27 May 946–955

Son of Edward the Elder and Eadgifu of Kent. No issue

Eadwig 24 November 955–959

Son of Edmund I and Ælfgifu of Shaftesbury. No issue

Edgar the Peaceful 2 October 959–975

Son of Edmund I and Ælfgifu of Shaftesbury. (1) Æthelflæd c. 960 1 son (2) Ælfthryth c. 964 2 sons

Edward the Martyr 9 July 975–978

Son of Edgar the Peaceful and Æthelflæd. No issue

Æthelred the Unready 19 March 978–1013 (first reign)

Son of Edgar the Peaceful and Ælfthryth. (1) Ælfgifu of York 991 nine children (2) Emma of Normandy 1002 three children