Definition of Ethelred i
1. Noun. 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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Literary usage of Ethelred i
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1. The Trail of History by Titus Mooney Merriman (1875)
"ethelred i. — To this third son the sceptre fell. He died in battle, bravely fighting with the Danes, 872 AC ALFRED THE GREAT. — This excellent king was ..."
2. The Numismatic Chronicle by Royal Numismatic Society (Great Britain) (1892)
"94) in which Mr. Rashleigh and Mr. Keary considered the possibility of their belonging to ethelred i., but I understand that now this is not Mr. ..."
3. Cassell's New Biographical Dictionary: Containing Memoirs of the Most by Cassell Publishing Company, Cassell publishing company, pub (1896)
"... ethelred i., King of England («/. 871), fourth son of Ethelwulf; succeeded his brother Ethelbert, in 860 ; was constantly at war with the Danes, whom, ..."
4. The Foundations of England: Or, Twelve Centuries of British History (B.C. 55 by James Henry Ramsay (1898)
"3 : and there ended the public career, if not the life, of King /ethelred i. He died on the 24th April1; worn out no doubt by the fatigue and anxiety of the ..."