Southern Anthology

Families on the Frontiers of the Old South

Ecgbeorht, King of Wessex [1, 2]

Male - 839

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  • Name Ecgbeorht  
    Suffix King of Wessex  
    Gender Male 
    Died 839  [3
    Person ID I20529  Dickinson
    Last Modified 5 Feb 2018 

    Father Ealhmund, King of Kent,   d. After 784 
    Relationship Birth 
    Family ID F6432  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Rędburh --, (consort of Wessex) 
    Married Y  [4
    +1. Ęthelwulf of Wessex,   d. 13 Jan 858
    Last Modified 21 Jan 2018 
    Family ID F6431  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S336463] Medieval Lands: A prosopography of medieval European noble and royal families, Charles Cawley, (Online: The Foundation for Medieval Genealogy at, 20XX),

    2. [S431] The Henry Project: The ancestors of king Henry II of England: An experiment in cooperative medieval genealogy on the internet, Stewart Baldwin and Todd Farmerie (editors), (Online:,

    3. [S439] Saxons vs. Vikings: Alfred the Great and England in the Dark Ages, Ed West, (New York: Skyhorse Publishing, 2017), 77.

    4. [S442] Onomasticon Anglo-Saxonicum, William George Searle, (Cambridge: 1897), citing MS Trin. Coll. Oxf. X, Chronicon rerum Anglic., 74v.
      Anno ... regis Egbricti secundo consors ejus regina Redburga regis Francorum sororia regi consilium adhibuit, ut nullum de stirpe Britonum in Anglorum finibus toleraret.
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