|Father||Aethelwulf (King of Wessex 839-858)||Mother||Osburga|
|Titles include||King of Wessex from 860 to 865|
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Aethelbert (King of Wessex 860-866) ( - d.866)
Upon the death of his elder brother, Ethelbert became the King of Wessex.
A large army of Danes landed in East Anglia led by King Ivar the 'Boneless' and King Halfdan. No attempts were made to get rid of the invaders.
Following the death of his elder brother, Ethelred became the King of Wessex. Alfred (the Great) became his deputy.