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Definition of AEtheling

AEtheling
Atheling 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 [AE]theling.]

Meaning of AEtheling from wikipedia

- Ætheling (/ˈæθəlɪŋ/; also spelt aetheling, atheling or etheling) was an Old English term (æþeling) used in Anglo-Saxon England to designate princes of...
- Edgar Ætheling (also spelt Æþeling, Aetheling, Atheling or Etheling) or Edgar II (c. 1051 – c. 1126) was the last male member of the royal house of Cerdic...
- Alfred Aetheling, also Ælfred Æþeling (English: Alfred the Noble) (c. 1005–1036), was one of the eight sons of the English king Æthelred the Unready. He...
- Æthelwold disputed the throne with Alfred's son, Edward the Elder. As senior ætheling (prince of the royal dynasty eligible for kingship), Æthelwold had a strong...
- Ætheling (died 1014) Ecgberht Ætheling (died c. 1005) Edmund Ironside (King of England, died 1016) Eadred Ætheling (died before 1013) Eadwig Ætheling...
- Æthelstan Ætheling (Old English: Æþelstan Æþeling), early or mid 980s to 25 June 1014, was the eldest son of King Æthelred the Unready by his first wife...
- 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...
- Edmund Ætheling (/ˈɛdmənd ˈæθɪlɪŋ/; c. 1015–17 – possibly 1046, certainly by 1054) was a member of the royal House of Wes**** as the son of Edmund Ironside...
- Eadwig Ætheling (sometimes also known as Eadwy or Edwy ) (died 1017) was the fifth of the six sons of King Æthelred the Unready and his first wife, Ælfgifu...
- four years later. Ætheling means "prince of the royal house" and usually denoted a son or brother of a ruling king. Edgar the Ætheling was another claimant...
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