Athelstan

Athelstan

[ath-uhl-stan]
noun
a.d. 895?–940, king of England 925–940.
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Athelstan (ˈæθəlstən)
 
n
?895--939 ad, king of Wessex and Mercia (924--939 ad), who extended his kingdom to include most of England

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athelstan

first West Saxon king to have effective rule over the whole of England.

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