King Æthelwulf (of Wessex)1

M, #1233040, b. circa 806, d. 13 January 857/58
Father*King Egbert "the Great" (of Wessex) b. 775, d. 4 Feb 838/39
Mother*Redburga (?) b. c 788
Relationship34th great-grandfather of Robert Michael Damon

Names and TItles

Variation: King Ethelwulf (of England).2
Variation: King Ethelwulf (of Wessex).3
Variation: King Aethelwulf.
Titled: King of Wessex and Kent (Æthelwulf) from 839 to 858.
Titled: King of England (Æthelwulf) from 839 to 858.
     King Æthelwulf (of Wessex) was born circa 806 in Wessex, England. He was the son of King Egbert "the Great" (of Wessex) and Redburga (?) King Æthelwulf (of Wessex) married first Osburga (?), daughter of Oslac, Chief Butler (of Wessex) and Mrs-Oslac, Chief Butler (of Wessex), in 830.2,3 King Æthelwulf (of Wessex) married second Queen Judith, daughter of King Charles II "the Bald" (?) and Countess Ermentrude (Irmtrud) (of Orleans).2 King Æthelwulf (of Wessex) died on 13 January 857/58 in Wessex, England, survived by Queen Judith.3 King Æthelwulf (of Wessex) was buried in Stamridge, England.3
     He became the father of King Æthelstan (of Kent) circa 838.3 King Æthelwulf (of Wessex) became the father of Queen Ethelswith (of Mercia) circa 838.3,4 King Æthelwulf (of Wessex) became King of Wessex and Kent, in 839 replacing King Egbert "the Great" (of Wessex). King Æthelwulf (of Wessex) became King of England in 839 replacing King Egbert "the Great" (of Wessex).2 Æthelwulf's father King Egbert "the Great" (of Wessex) died on 4 February 838/39 in Wessex, England.5 King Æthelwulf (of Wessex) became the father of King Æthelbald (of England) circa 840.3 King Æthelwulf (of Wessex) became the father of King Æthelberht (of England) say 842?6 King Æthelwulf (of Wessex) became the father of King Æthelred England circa 847.7,3 King Æthelwulf (of Wessex) became the father of King Alfred 'The Great' (of England) in 849.5 Æthelwulf's son King Æthelstan (of Kent) died circa 850.3 The marriage of King Æthelwulf (of Wessex) and Osburga (?) was annulled in 853. King Æthelwulf (of Wessex) was replaced as King of England by King Æthelbald (of England) in 856.2


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Family 1

Osburga (?) b. circa 810, d. after 876

Family 2

Queen Judith b. 844, d. after 870
ChartsPedigree of Robert Damon (Big)
Pedigree of Robert Damon (Limited)
Kings of Wessex
Kings of Wessex (Indented)
Last Edited22 Aug 2017


  1. [S260] Wikipedia, online
  2. [S206] Kings of Wessex and England 802-1066, online Hereinafter cited as Kings of Wessex and England.
  3. [S227] Samuel H. Sloan, ROYALFAM.GED (461 Peachstone Terrace, San Rafael CA: There are some wild errors in the data.
  4. [S260] Wikipedia, online,
  5. [S31] Roderick W. Stuart, Royalty for Commoners, Third Edition (Baltimore, MD: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 1998). Repository: Winchester Library Winchester, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, in. Hereinafter cited as RFC **** Check RFC4 ****.
  6. [S192] Conclusion: Based on apparent birth order by order of succession.
  7. [S260] Wikipedia, online,
  8. [S260] Wikipedia, online,