Ęthelbald 13 (Male) King of the West Saxons, 855-860
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Notes: BDDAB, p. 18; CDNB 1:944; DNB 18:16 = 6:880; Sean Miller, ?Ęthelbald (d. 860)?, ODNB.

Factoid List

Recorded Name (46)
Adalboldus (1)
 Annals.StBertin  858
Adelbald (1)
 S326   
Adelbaldus (2)
 ASC  851 F(Lat.)
 ASC  861 F(Lat.)
Adhelbal (1)
 S301   
Aedelbold (1)
 Annals.StBertin  862
Aethelbold (1)
 S306   
Athelbold (1)
 S305   
Ašelbald (1)
 ASC  856 F(OE and Lat.)
Aželbald (3)
 ASC  <856> B, 856 C
 ASC  <861> B, 861 C
 S295   
Ethelbald (2)
 S299   
 Ęthelweard.Chron  iv.1
Ethelbeald (1)
 S1196   
Ešelbald (1)
 Ęthelweard.Chron  iv.2 (p. 39)
Ešelbaldus (1)
 Ęthelweard.Chron  iv.Cap.
Ešelbęld (1)
 S344   
Ęthelbald (4)
 Asser.VitAlfredi  17
 Asser.VitAlfredi  18
 S349   
 S312   
Ęthelbaldus (3)
 Asser.VitAlfredi  5
 Asser.VitAlfredi  12
 Asser.VitAlfredi  13
Ęšelbal (1)
 S308   
Ęšelbald (8)
 ASC  851 EF(OE)
 ASC  855 E
 ASC  860 E, 861 F(OE)
 ASC  Pref. G
 S298   
 S304   
 S319   
 Ęthelweard.Chron  iv.1
Ęžebald (1)
 S307   
Ęželbald (10)
 ASC  851 ADG, <853> B, 853 C
 ASC  855 ADG
 ASC  860 ADG
 ASC  Pref A
 S290   
 S309   
 S310   
 S313   
 S333   
 S311   
Ęželbold (1)
 S1507   
Personal Information (2)
moral (2)
 Asser.VitAlfredi  12 (unjust and obstinate)
 Asser.VitAlfredi  13 (obstinate)
Office (30)
Dux (13)
 S290   
 S300   
 S301   
 S304   
 S305   
 S306   
 S307   
 S308   
 S309   
 S310   
 S312   
 S313   
 S311   
King (17)
 Asser.VitAlfredi  12
 Asser.VitAlfredi  17
 Annals.StBertin    (king of the English)
 ASC  855 ADG, <856> B, 856 CF(OE and Lat.)
 ASC  855 ADG, <856> B, 856 CF(OE and Lat.) (King of the West Saxons)
 ASC  860 ADEG, <861> B, 861 CF(OE and Lat.)
 ASC  Pref. AG
 S349   
 S295   
 S326    (king of the West Saxons)
 S333   
 S813   
 Ęthelweard.Chron  iv.Cap.
 Ęthelweard.Chron  iv.1 (King of the West Angles)
 Ęthelweard.Chron  iv.1
 Ęthelweard.Chron  iv.2 (p. 39) (King of the West Angles)
 S1274    (king of the West Saxons)
Personal Relationship (37)
Ęthelbald 13 Brother (Consanguineal kinship) of ~ (5)
 of Ęthelberht 9: Asser.VitAlfredi  19
 of Alfred 8: S349   
 of Ęthelberht 9: S333   
 of Alfred 8: S1507   
 of Ęthelred 1: S1507   
~ Brother (Consanguineal kinship) of Ęthelbald 13 (6)
 Ęthelberht 9: of Ęthelbald 13: Asser.VitAlfredi  18
 Ęthelberht 9: of Ęthelbald 13: ASC  860 ADEG, <861> B, 861 CF(OE and Lat.)
 Ęthelberht 9: of Ęthelbald 13: ASC  Pref. AG
 Ęthelred 15: of Ęthelbald 13: ASC  Pref. AG
 Alfred 8: of Ęthelbald 13: ASC  Pref. AG
 Ęthelberht 9: of Ęthelbald 13: Ęthelweard.Chron  iv.1
~ Father (Consanguineal kinship) of Ęthelbald 13 (1)
 Ęthelwulf 1: of Ęthelbald 13: S1274   
~ Grandfather (Consanguineal kinship) of Ęthelbald 13 (1)
 Ecgberht 10: of Ęthelbald 13: S1274   
Ęthelbald 13 Son (Consanguineal kinship) of ~ (18)
 of Ęthelwulf 1: Asser.VitAlfredi  5
 of Ęthelwulf 1: Asser.VitAlfredi  12
 of Ęthelbald 13: Asser.VitAlfredi  13
 of Ęthelbald 13: Asser.VitAlfredi  13
 of Ęthelwulf 1: Asser.VitAlfredi  17
 of Ęthelwulf 1: Annals.StBertin   
 of Ęthelwulf 1: ASC  851 ADEF(OE and Lat.)G, <853> B, 853 C
 of Ęthelwulf 1: ASC  855 ADEG, <856> B, 856 CF(OE and Lat.)
 of Ęthelwulf 1: ASC  Pref. AG
 of Ęthelwulf 1: S344   
 of Ęthelwulf 1: S298   
 of Ęthelwulf 1: S299   
 of Ęthelwulf 1: S300   
 of Ęthelwulf 1: S319   
 of Ęthelwulf 1: S1196   
 of Ęthelwulf 1: Ęthelweard.Chron  iv.Cap.
 of Ęthelwulf 1: Ęthelweard.Chron  iv.1
 of Ęthelwulf 1: Ęthelweard.Chron  iv.2 (p. 39)
~ Son (Consanguineal kinship) of Ęthelbald 13 (1)
 Judith 1: of Ęthelbald 13: S326   
Ęthelbald 13 Successor (General relationship) of ~ (1)
 of Ęthelwulf 1: ASC  Pref. AG
~ Successor (General relationship) of Ęthelbald 13 (2)
 Ęthelberht 9: of Ęthelbald 13: ASC  860 ADEG, <861> B, 861 CF(OE and Lat.)
 Ęthelberht 9: of Ęthelbald 13: ASC  Pref. AG
~ Wife (Affinal kinship) of Ęthelbald 13 (2)
 Judith 1: of Ęthelbald 13: Asser.VitAlfredi  17
 Judith 1: of Ęthelbald 13: Annals.StBertin  856
Event (49)
Appointment/consecration/elevation/ordination of king (5)
 Alfred 8.accession to kingdom: After the death of his brothers, Alfred 8 obtained the kingdom, the last son of Ęthelwulf 1 to rule over all the provinces of Britain.: Ęthelweard.Chron  iv.3 (p. 39) (871)
 Ęthelbald 13-Ęthelberht 9.accession to kingdoms: Then Ęthelwulf 1's two sons acceded to the kingdom.: ASC  855 ADG, <856> B, 856 CF(OE and Lat.) (855)
 Ęthelbald 13.accession to kingdom: Then Ęthelbald 13 acceded to the kingdom.: ASC  Pref. AG (855)
 Ęthelbald 13.appointment to kingdom of West Saxons: Ęthelbald 13 was appointed king over the West Angles [i.e., West Saxons].: Ęthelweard.Chron  iv.1 (855)
 Ęthelberht 9.accession to whole kingdom: Ęthelberht 9 acceded to the whole kingdom of his brother [sc. Ęthelbald 13].: ASC  860 ADEG, <861> B, 861 CF(OE and Lat.) (860)
Battle (1)
 Ęthelwulf 1.fighting against Anonymi 6 [army of 851]: Ęthelwulf 1 and others fought against Anonymi 6 and gained the victory.: ASC  851 ADEF(OE and Lat.)G, <853> B, 853 C (851)
Bequeathing/will-making (3)
 S1274 - Ęthelbald 13 bequeathing land to Winchester 1: (1) Swithhun 5, bishop of Winchester, to Ęthelbald 13, king of the West Saxons; grant of 60 hides (cassati) at Farnham, Surrey. (2) King Ęthelbald 13 grants the reversion of the land, after his death, to the bishop and church of Winchester 1: S1274    (858)
 Ęthelbald 13.S1274 bequeathing land to Winchester 1: King Ęthelbald 13 to the bishop and church of Winchester 1; bequest of 60 hides (cassati) at Farnham, Surrey: S1274    (858)
 Ęthelwulf 1.S1507 bequeathing land to his sons: King Ęthelwulf 1 bequeathed his estates to the three brothers Ęthelbald 13, Ęthelred 15, and Alfred 8, stipulating that whichever should live longer should inherit the whole.: S1507    (839 x 858)
Burial (3)
 Ęthelbald 13-Ęthelberht 9.burial at Sherborne: Ęthelbald 13 and Ęthelberht 9, ancestors of King Edgar 11, were buried at St Mary's, Sherborne: S813   
 Ęthelbald 13.burial: His [sc. Ęthelbald 13's] body lay at Sherborne.: ASC  860 ADEG, <861> B, 861 CF(OE and Lat.) (860)
 Ęthelberht 9.burial: Ęthelberht 9 was buried with honour beside his brother [Ęthelbald 13].: Asser.VitAlfredi  19
Charter-witnessing (21)
 S1196 - Plegred 1 purchasing land from Ęthelmod 7: Plegred 1 declares that he has purchased from Ęthelmod 7, dux, a half tun which previously pertained to Wilburgewellan near Canterbury (? Well near Ickham), Kent; Ęthelmod 7 grants the land to Plegred 1: S1196    (839 x 855)
 S1274 - Ęthelbald 13 bequeathing land to Winchester 1: (1) Swithhun 5, bishop of Winchester, to Ęthelbald 13, king of the West Saxons; grant of 60 hides (cassati) at Farnham, Surrey. (2) King Ęthelbald 13 grants the reversion of the land, after his death, to the bishop and church of Winchester 1: S1274    (858)
 S290 - Ęthelwulf 1 confirming his grant to Eadberht 40: Ęthelwulf 1, king of the West Saxons, to Eadberht 40, deacon; confirmation of grant of 15 hides (cassati) at Halstock, Devon: S290    (852 x 855)
 S290 - Ęthelwulf 1 granting land to Eadberht 40: Ęthelwulf 1, king of the West Saxons, to Eadberht 40, deacon; grant of 15 hides (cassati) at Halstock, Devon: S290    (840)
 S298 - Ęthelwulf 1 granting land to himself: Ęthelwulf 1, king of the West Saxons, to himself; grant of 20 hides (cassati) om Homme (at South Hams, Devon): S298    (846)
 S299 - Ęthelwulf 1 & Ęthelstan 3 granting land and a church to Ealhhere 11: Ęthelwulf 1, king of the West Saxons, and Ęthelstan 3, king of Kent, to Ealhhere 11, princeps; grant of land near Rochester, with a church dedicated to St Mary: S299    (850)
 S300 - Ęthelwulf 1 granting land to Ealhhere 11: Ęthelwulf 1, king of the West Saxons, to Ealhhere 11, his princeps; grant of 40 hides (cassati) at Lenham, Kent, with rights in Blean wood: S300    (850)
 S301 - Ęthelwulf 1 granting land to St Peter’s, Malmesbury: Ęthelwulf 1, king of the West Saxons, to the church of St Peter, Malmesbury; grant of 10 hides (mansiones) at Dauntsey, Wilts: S301    (850)
 S304 - Ęthelwulf 1 granting privileges to the Church & granting land to Hunsige 1: Ęthelwulf 1, king of the West Saxons, to the Church; general grant of privileges, with specific grant to Hunsige 1, minister, for 3 hides (cassati) at Martyr Worthy, Hants. ('Second Decimation'): S304    (854)
 S305 - Ęthelwulf 1 granting land and privileges to the Church: Ęthelwulf 1, king of the West Saxons, to the Church; general grant of land and privileges, with list of lands assigned to Malmesbury 1 Abbey, namely at 35 hides at Purton, 15 at Lacock, 5 at Sutton Benger, 5 at Corston, 10 at Crudwell, Wilts.; 10 at Kemble, Gloucs.; and 1.5 at Dauntsey, Wilts. ('Second Decimation'): S305    (854)
 S306 - Ęthelwulf 1 granting land to St Peter’s, Malmesbury 1: Ęthelwulf 1, king of the West Saxons, to St Peter and the familia of Malmesbury 1; grant of 5 hides (mansiones) at Tockenham, Wilts: S306    (854)
 S307 - Ęthelwulf 1 granting land and privileges to the Church and land to Swithhun 5 & SS Peter & Paul, Winchester: Ęthelwulf 1, king of the West Saxons, to the Church; general grant of land and privileges with specific grant to Swithhun 5, bishop, for the church of Winchester, SS Peter and Paul, of 30 hides (cassati) at Brightwell, Berks. ('Second Decimation'): S307    (854)
 S308 - Ęthelwulf 1 granting land and privileges to the Church and land to Wifrith 1: Ęthelwulf 1, king of the West Saxons, to the Church; general grant of land and privileges with specific grant to Wifrith 1, minister, of 1 hide (cassatum) at Hardenhuish, Wilts. ('Second Decimation'): S308    (854)
 S309 - Ęthelwulf 1 restoring land to SS Peter & Paul, Winchester: Ęthelwulf 1, king, to the church of Winchester, SS Peter and Paul; restitution of 3 hides (mansae) at Headbourne Worthy, Hants., originally granted by King Cenwealh 2: S309    (854)
 S310 - Ęthelwulf 1 granting land to SS Peter & Paul, Winchester: Ęthelwulf 1, king of the West Saxons, to the church of Winchester, SS Peter and Paul; grant of 8 hides (manentes) at Ruishton, and 8 at Stoke St Mary in (ęt) Orchard Portman, Somerset, to augment the estate at Taunton given by Queen Frithugyth 1: S310    (854)
 S311 - Ęthelwulf 1 granting land to SS Peter & Paul, Winchester: Ęthelwulf 1, king of the West Saxons, to the church of Winchester, SS Peter and Paul 1; grant of 133 hides (manentes) at Taunton and 10 at Brown, Somerset: S311    (854)
 S312 - Ęthelwulf 1 granting land to SS Peter & Paul, Winchester: Ęthelwulf 1, king of the West Saxons, to the church of Winchester, SS Peter and Paul; grant of 20 hides (mansae) at Wanborough (i.e Little Hinton), Wilts.: S312    (854)
 S313 - Ęthelwulf 1 granting land to St Peter’s, Winchester: Ęthelwulf 1, king of the West Saxons, to Winchester, St Peter's 1 and Winchester, Old Minster 1; grant of 20 hides at Wanborough, Wilts: S313    (854)
 S319 - Ęthelwulf 1 granting land to Eadred 7: Ęthelwulf 1, king of the West Saxons and of the people of Kent, to Eadred 7; grant of land at Horton, near Canterbury, Kent: S319    (844)
 S326 - Ęthelbald 13 granting land to Osmund 6: Ęthelbald 13, king of the West Saxons, to Osmund 6, his minister; grant of 14 hides (cassati) at Teffont, Wilts: S326    (860)
 S344 - Alfred 8 & Ęthelred 13 selling land to Liaba 1: Alfred 8, king, and Ęthelred 13, archbishop, to Liaba 1, son of Birgwine 1; grant of land at Ileden, Kent, in return for 25 mancuses of gold: S344    (873)
Confirmation of land/privileges (1)
 S290 - Ęthelwulf 1 confirming his grant to Eadberht 40: Ęthelwulf 1, king of the West Saxons, to Eadberht 40, deacon; confirmation of grant of 15 hides (cassati) at Halstock, Devon: S290    (852 x 855)
Conspiracy/intent to murder (1)
 Ęthelbald 13.plotting with others against Ęthelwulf 1: Ęthelbald 13 plotted with others to prevent Ęthelwulf 1 from regaining his kingdom on his return from Rome.: Asser.VitAlfredi  12
Death/dying (1)
 Ęthelbald 13.death: Ęthelbald 13, son of KIng Ęthelwulf 1, died.: S1507   
Expulsion (2)
 Anonymi 19.willingness to expel Ęthelbald 13 and Anonymi 17: The whole people [of Wessex] (Anonymi 19) were willing to expel Ęthelbald 13 and his counsellors (Anonymi 17).: Asser.VitAlfredi  13
 Ęthelbald 13-Anonymi 17.attempted expulsion of Ęthelwulf 1 from his kingdom: Ęthelbald 13 and his counsellors (Anonymi 17) attempted to expel Ęthelwulf 1 from his kingdom.: Asser.VitAlfredi  12
Grant and Gift (22)
 S1196 - Plegred 1 purchasing land from Ęthelmod 7: Plegred 1 declares that he has purchased from Ęthelmod 7, dux, a half tun which previously pertained to Wilburgewellan near Canterbury (? Well near Ickham), Kent; Ęthelmod 7 grants the land to Plegred 1: S1196    (839 x 855)
 S1274 - Ęthelbald 13 bequeathing land to Winchester 1: (1) Swithhun 5, bishop of Winchester, to Ęthelbald 13, king of the West Saxons; grant of 60 hides (cassati) at Farnham, Surrey. (2) King Ęthelbald 13 grants the reversion of the land, after his death, to the bishop and church of Winchester 1: S1274    (858)
 S290 - Ęthelwulf 1 granting land to Eadberht 40: Ęthelwulf 1, king of the West Saxons, to Eadberht 40, deacon; grant of 15 hides (cassati) at Halstock, Devon: S290    (840)
 S298 - Ęthelwulf 1 granting land to himself: Ęthelwulf 1, king of the West Saxons, to himself; grant of 20 hides (cassati) om Homme (at South Hams, Devon): S298    (846)
 S299 - Ęthelwulf 1 & Ęthelstan 3 granting land and a church to Ealhhere 11: Ęthelwulf 1, king of the West Saxons, and Ęthelstan 3, king of Kent, to Ealhhere 11, princeps; grant of land near Rochester, with a church dedicated to St Mary: S299    (850)
 S300 - Ęthelwulf 1 granting land to Ealhhere 11: Ęthelwulf 1, king of the West Saxons, to Ealhhere 11, his princeps; grant of 40 hides (cassati) at Lenham, Kent, with rights in Blean wood: S300    (850)
 S301 - Ęthelwulf 1 granting land to St Peter’s, Malmesbury: Ęthelwulf 1, king of the West Saxons, to the church of St Peter, Malmesbury; grant of 10 hides (mansiones) at Dauntsey, Wilts: S301    (850)
 S304 - Ęthelwulf 1 granting privileges to the Church & granting land to Hunsige 1: Ęthelwulf 1, king of the West Saxons, to the Church; general grant of privileges, with specific grant to Hunsige 1, minister, for 3 hides (cassati) at Martyr Worthy, Hants. ('Second Decimation'): S304    (854)
 S305 - Ęthelwulf 1 granting land and privileges to the Church: Ęthelwulf 1, king of the West Saxons, to the Church; general grant of land and privileges, with list of lands assigned to Malmesbury 1 Abbey, namely at 35 hides at Purton, 15 at Lacock, 5 at Sutton Benger, 5 at Corston, 10 at Crudwell, Wilts.; 10 at Kemble, Gloucs.; and 1.5 at Dauntsey, Wilts. ('Second Decimation'): S305    (854)
 S306 - Ęthelwulf 1 granting land to St Peter’s, Malmesbury 1: Ęthelwulf 1, king of the West Saxons, to St Peter and the familia of Malmesbury 1; grant of 5 hides (mansiones) at Tockenham, Wilts: S306    (854)
 S307 - Ęthelwulf 1 granting land and privileges to the Church and land to Swithhun 5 & SS Peter & Paul, Winchester: Ęthelwulf 1, king of the West Saxons, to the Church; general grant of land and privileges with specific grant to Swithhun 5, bishop, for the church of Winchester, SS Peter and Paul, of 30 hides (cassati) at Brightwell, Berks. ('Second Decimation'): S307    (854)
 S308 - Ęthelwulf 1 granting land and privileges to the Church and land to Wifrith 1: Ęthelwulf 1, king of the West Saxons, to the Church; general grant of land and privileges with specific grant to Wifrith 1, minister, of 1 hide (cassatum) at Hardenhuish, Wilts. ('Second Decimation'): S308    (854)
 S310 - Ęthelwulf 1 granting land to SS Peter & Paul, Winchester: Ęthelwulf 1, king of the West Saxons, to the church of Winchester, SS Peter and Paul; grant of 8 hides (manentes) at Ruishton, and 8 at Stoke St Mary in (ęt) Orchard Portman, Somerset, to augment the estate at Taunton given by Queen Frithugyth 1: S310    (854)
 S311 - Ęthelwulf 1 granting land to SS Peter & Paul, Winchester: Ęthelwulf 1, king of the West Saxons, to the church of Winchester, SS Peter and Paul 1; grant of 133 hides (manentes) at Taunton and 10 at Brown, Somerset: S311    (854)
 S312 - Ęthelwulf 1 granting land to SS Peter & Paul, Winchester: Ęthelwulf 1, king of the West Saxons, to the church of Winchester, SS Peter and Paul; grant of 20 hides (mansae) at Wanborough (i.e Little Hinton), Wilts.: S312    (854)
 S313 - Ęthelwulf 1 granting land to St Peter’s, Winchester: Ęthelwulf 1, king of the West Saxons, to Winchester, St Peter's 1 and Winchester, Old Minster 1; grant of 20 hides at Wanborough, Wilts: S313    (854)
 S319 - Ęthelwulf 1 granting land to Eadred 7: Ęthelwulf 1, king of the West Saxons and of the people of Kent, to Eadred 7; grant of land at Horton, near Canterbury, Kent: S319    (844)
 S326 - Ęthelbald 13 granting land to Osmund 6: Ęthelbald 13, king of the West Saxons, to Osmund 6, his minister; grant of 14 hides (cassati) at Teffont, Wilts: S326    (860)
 Swithhun 5.S1274 granting land to Ęthelbald 13: Swithhun 5, bishop of Winchester, to Ęthelbald 13, king of the West Saxons; grant of 60 hides (cassati) at Farnham, Surrey. : S1274    (858)
 Ęthelbald 13.S326 granting land to Osmund 6: Ęthelbald 13, king of the West Saxons, to Osmund 6, his minister; grant of 14 hides (cassati) at Teffont, Wilts.: S326    (860)
 Ęthelbald 13.granting land to Eanwulf 4: Ęthelbald 13, king, to Eanwulf 4; grant of land at Hornblawerton (Hornblotton, Somerset) juxta Dichesgete (Ditcheat). : S1699    (855 x 869)
 Ęthelbald 13.granting land to Heregyth 2 : Ęthelbald 13, king, to Heregyth; grant of land at Wodetone.: S1700    (855 x 869)
Kingdom - accession to (3)
 Ęthelbald 13-Ęthelberht 9.accession to kingdoms: Then Ęthelwulf 1's two sons acceded to the kingdom.: ASC  855 ADG, <856> B, 856 CF(OE and Lat.) (855)
 Ęthelbald 13.accession to kingdom: Then Ęthelbald 13 acceded to the kingdom.: ASC  Pref. AG (855)
 Ęthelberht 9.accession to whole kingdom: Ęthelberht 9 acceded to the whole kingdom of his brother [sc. Ęthelbald 13].: ASC  860 ADEG, <861> B, 861 CF(OE and Lat.) (860)
Kingdom - division of (1)
 Ęthelwulf 1.division of kingdom: The kingdom [of Wessex] was divided between Ęthelwulf 1 and Ęthelbald 13.: Asser.VitAlfredi  12
Marriage (1)
 Ęthelbald 13.marriage to Judith 1: Ęthelbald 13 married Judith 1.: Asser.VitAlfredi  17
Property-buying/purchasing (1)
 S344 - Alfred 8 & Ęthelred 13 selling land to Liaba 1: Alfred 8, king, and Ęthelred 13, archbishop, to Liaba 1, son of Birgwine 1; grant of land at Ileden, Kent, in return for 25 mancuses of gold: S344    (873)
Restoration of land/property (1)
 S309 - Ęthelwulf 1 restoring land to SS Peter & Paul, Winchester: Ęthelwulf 1, king, to the church of Winchester, SS Peter and Paul; restitution of 3 hides (mansae) at Headbourne Worthy, Hants., originally granted by King Cenwealh 2: S309    (854)
Factoids linked indirectly to Ęthelbald 13 (5)
Office (4)
Counsellor of Ęthelbald 13 (2)
 Anonymi 17: Asser.VitAlfredi  12
 Anonymi 17: Asser.VitAlfredi  13
King of Ęthelbald 13 (1)
 Ęthelberht 9: ASC  860 ADEG, <861> B, 861 CF(OE and Lat.) (King of the West Saxons)
Minister of Ęthelbald 13 (1)
 Osmund 6: S326   
Status (1)
Widow of Ęthelbald 13 (1)
 Judith 1: Annals.StBertin  862