Edward the Elder (c. 874-924) Son of Alfred, King of Wessex and Ealtswith. Husband to Ecgwynn, Aelfflaed and Eadgifu. *House of Wessex*

Edward the Elder (c. 874-924) Son of Alfred, King of Wessex and Ealtswith. Husband to Ecgwynn, Aelfflaed and Eadgifu. *House of Wessex*

King Edward The Elder (899-924). House of Wessex. Queen E's 21st great-grandfather. 5 sons,11 daughters. Succeeded by son Aethelstan. He reconquered southeast England and the Midlands from the Danes, uniting Wessex and Mercia with the help of his sister Aethelflaed. By the time of his death his kingdom was the most powerful in the British Isles. Edward extended the system of burghal defence begun by Alfred, by building new burhs at Hertford and Buckingham and twin burghs at Bedford and…

King Edward The Elder (899-924). House of Wessex. Queen E's 21st great-grandfather. 5 sons,11 daughters. Succeeded by son Aethelstan. He reconquered southeast England and the Midlands from the Danes, uniting Wessex and Mercia with the help of his sister Aethelflaed. By the time of his death his kingdom was the most powerful in the British Isles. Edward extended the system of burghal defence begun by Alfred, by building new burhs at Hertford and Buckingham and twin burghs at Bedford and…

Edward the Elder 874-924 was an English king. He became king in 899 upon the death of his father, Alfred the Great. His court was at Winchester, previously the capital of Wessex. He captured the eastern Midlands and East Anglia from the Danes in 917 and became ruler of Mercia in 918 upon the death of Æthelflæd, his sister.  All but two of his charters give his title as "Anglorum Saxonum rex" or "king of the Anglo-Saxons.

Edward the Elder 874-924 was an English king. He became king in 899 upon the death of his father, Alfred the Great. His court was at Winchester, previously the capital of Wessex. He captured the eastern Midlands and East Anglia from the Danes in 917 and became ruler of Mercia in 918 upon the death of Æthelflæd, his sister. All but two of his charters give his title as "Anglorum Saxonum rex" or "king of the Anglo-Saxons.

Ethelfleda of Mercia, was the oldest daughter of Alfred the Great, and was born in about 864. Description from pinterest.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

Ethelfleda of Mercia, was the oldest daughter of Alfred the Great, and was born in about 864. Description from pinterest.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

Name: King Edward The Elder Born: c.871 Parents: Alfred the Great and Ealswith of Mercia Relation to Elizabeth II: 31st great-grandfather House of: Wessex Crowned: June 8, 900 at Kingston-upon-Thames, aged c.29 Married: (1) Ecgywn (2) Elfleda and (3) Edgiva. Children: 5 sons and 11 daughters Died: July 17, 924 at Farndon-on-Dee Buried at: Winchester Succeeded by: his son Aethelstan King of the West Saxons. He succeeded his father Alfred the  Read more

Name: King Edward The Elder Born: c.871 Parents: Alfred the Great and Ealswith of Mercia Relation to Elizabeth II: 31st great-grandfather House of: Wessex Crowned: June 8, 900 at Kingston-upon-Thames, aged c.29 Married: (1) Ecgywn (2) Elfleda and (3) Edgiva. Children: 5 sons and 11 daughters Died: July 17, 924 at Farndon-on-Dee Buried at: Winchester Succeeded by: his son Aethelstan King of the West Saxons. He succeeded his father Alfred the Read more

The Saxon Coronation Stone in Kingston Upon Thames the site of seven Anglo-saxon Monarchs Coronations from Edward the Elder 900Ad to Ethelred the Unready 979AD

The Saxon Coronation Stone in Kingston Upon Thames the site of seven Anglo-saxon Monarchs Coronations from Edward the Elder 900Ad to Ethelred the Unready 979AD

John Fitzgerald Kennedy, Jr. (Nov. 25, 1960 – July 16, 1999), often referred to as JFK Jr. or John-John, was an American socialite, journalist, lawyer, and magazine publisher. He was the elder son of U.S. President John Fitzgerald Kennedy, Sr. and First Lady Jacqueline Lee Bouvier, and a nephew of Senators Robert Francis "Bobby" Kennedy and Edward Moore "Ted" Kennedy. He died in a plane crash along with his wife, Carolyn Bessette-Kennedy; and her older sister Lauren Bessette, on July 16…

John Fitzgerald Kennedy, Jr. (Nov. 25, 1960 – July 16, 1999), often referred to as JFK Jr. or John-John, was an American socialite, journalist, lawyer, and magazine publisher. He was the elder son of U.S. President John Fitzgerald Kennedy, Sr. and First Lady Jacqueline Lee Bouvier, and a nephew of Senators Robert Francis "Bobby" Kennedy and Edward Moore "Ted" Kennedy. He died in a plane crash along with his wife, Carolyn Bessette-Kennedy; and her older sister Lauren Bessette, on July 16…

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