Aethelred II the Unready

King of England from 978 to 1016, known for his indecisive leadership and inability to defend against Viking raids.

Aethelred the Redeless

King of Wessex from 865 to 871, known for his unsuccessful attempts to resist the Viking Great Heathen Army.


King of Wessex from 839 to 858, known for his pilgrimage to Rome and his efforts to unify England against Viking raids.

Aethelstan Half-King

King of East Anglia from 825 to 845, known for his alliance with Wessex and his defeat by the Vikings.

Aethelred of Northumbria

King of Northumbria from 840 to 844, known for his brief reign and his death in battle against the Vikings.