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Anglo-Saxon Names

Names used in English royal houses before the Norman Conquest. - Created by Aethelflaed

  • Aethelred

    Meaning "noble counsel," it was the name of two kings of the House of Wessex. The latter is known as Aethelred the Unready, which nickname is a corruption of the Anglo-Saxon word unraed, "without counsel."

  • Aethelstan

    King of the Anglo-Saxons from 924 to 927; King of the English from 927 to 939.

  • Edith

  • Edwin

  • Egbert

  • Elfrida

  • Elgiva

  • Godiva

  • Kenelm

  • Swanhild

  • Swithun

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