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Definition of AEtheling
AEthelingAtheling Ath"el*ing ([a^]th"[e^]l*[i^]ng), n. [AS.
[ae][eth]eling noble, fr. [ae][eth]ele noble, akin to G. adel
nobility, edel noble. The word [ae][eth]el, E. ethel, is in
many AS. proper names, as Ethelwolf, noble wolf; Ethelbald,
noble bold; Ethelbert, noble bright.]
An Anglo-Saxon prince or nobleman; esp., the heir apparent or
a prince of the royal family. [Written also Adeling and
Meaning of AEtheling from wikipedia
(/ˈæθəlɪŋ/; also spelt aetheling
or etheling) was an Old English
) used in Anglo-Saxon England
to designate princes
(died 1014) Ecgberht Ætheling
(died c. 1005) Edmund Ironside
(King of England, died 1016) Eadred Ætheling
1013) Eadwig Ætheling
- title Ætheling
. Also spelt Æþeling
, Atheling, or Etheling. The title Ætheling denotes
a prince eligible
for the throne. "Edgar Ætheling
- Æthelwold disputed
with Alfred's son, Edward
the Elder. As senior ætheling
(prince of the royal dynasty eligible
for kingship), Æthelwold had a strong...
- Lawson, M. K., "Alfred Ætheling
(d. 1036/7)", Oxford Dictionary
Biography, Oxford University
Press, 2004 Alfred Aetheling
at Find a Grave...
- Eadred Ætheling
(Old English Eadred Æþeling
) (died c. 1012) was the fourth
of the six sons of King Æthelred the Unready
by his first
wife Ælfgifu. He witnessed...
- Æthelstan Ætheling
(Old English: Æþelstan Æþeling
or mid 980s to 25 June 1014, was the eldest
son of King Æthelred the Unready
by his first
- William Ætheling
(Middle English: [ˈwiliəm ˈaðəliŋɡ], Old English: [ˈæðeliŋɡ]; 5 August
1103 – 25 November
1120), commonly called
- four years
later. Ætheling means
"prince of the royal
house" and usually denoted
a son or brother
of a ruling
(1016 – 19 April
1057), also called Edward Ætheling
, was the son of King Edmund Ironside
and of Ealdgyth. He spent
most of his life in...
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