About 125 Years Before William Conquered, the Anglo-Saxon Athelstan Ruled England

Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=103840 William of Normandy gets most of the fame as conqueror of England in 1066 and the first real English monarch, but I've been doing some reading on earlier monarchs, including the man modern historians now view as the first English or certainly Anglo-Saxon monarch, Athelstan orÆthelstan, circa 894-939, or King of the... Continue Reading →

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