Aethelwulf of Wessex Timeline
The Battle of Ellandun; Aethelwulf participates under his father King Egbert of Wessex; Mercia is defeated.
c. 826 - 839
Aethelwulf serves as sub-king of Kent, Essex, Sussex, and Surrey under Egbert of Wessex.
839 - 858
Reign of Aethelwulf, King of Wessex.
Aethelwulf is defeated by Viking armies at Carmouth.
844 - 855
Aethelwulf issues his Decimation Charters.
Aethelwulf defeats Viking invasion of Wessex.
Aethelwulf goes on pilgrimage to Rome with young Alfred the Great.
Alfred marries Judith, daughter of Charles the Bald of the Kingdom of West Francia.
Aethelwulf dies; Kingdom is divided between his sons Aethelbald and Aethelberht.