Biography of Æthelwald Moll King of Northumbria

On 05 Aug 759 Æthelwald Moll King of Northumbria was crowned King Northumbria.

Anglo-Saxon Chronicle. 761. This year Bregowin was invested archbishop at Michaelmas, and continued four years. Mull Ethelwold this year succeeded to the Northumbrian kingdom, held it six winters, and then resigned it.

On 06 Aug 761 Oswine Aetheling was killed by Æthelwald Moll King of Northumbria.

Around 762 [his son] Æthelred I of Northumbria was born to Æthelwald Moll King of Northumbria.

Anglo-Saxon Chronicle. 763. This year was the severe winter; and Mull, king of the Northumbrians, slew Oswin at Edwin's-Cliff, on the eighth day before the ides of August.

In 765 Æthelwald Moll King of Northumbria was deposed as King Northumbria. Alhred King of Northumbria was appointed King Northumbria.

774 Battle of Otford

Anglo-Saxon Chronicle. 774. This year the Northumbrians banished their king, Alred, from York at Easter-tide; and chose [his son] Ethelred (age 12), the son of Mull, for their lord, who reigned four winters. This year also appeared in the heavens a red crucifix, after sunset; the Mercians and the men of Kent fought at Otford; and wonderful serpents were seen in the land of the South-Saxons.

Anglo-Saxon Chronicle. 792. This year Archbishop Eanbert died, and Abbot Ethelherd was chosen archbishop the same year. Osred, king of the Northumbrians, was betrayed and banished from his kingdom, and [his son] Ethelred (age 30), the son of Ethelwald, succeeded him.

Royal Descendants of Æthelwald Moll King of Northumbria

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