Event: Appointment/consecration/elevation/ordination of kingAlfred 8.governing of the whole kingdom
||Alfred 8 took over the governance of the whole kingdom.
Primary Source Info
||... totius regni gubernacula ... suscepit ...
|Date from Source
||As soon as Æthelred 15 died.
Alfred 8 took over governance of the whole kingdom with the full support of all the inhabitants of the kingdom.
Persons associated with this Event:
(the Great, king of the Anglo-Saxons, 871-899)
(Bishop of Sherborne, 890x900-909) : Asser 1 commented that Alfred 8 could have taken over this [i.e., the governance of the kingdom] while his brother [scil. Æthelred 15] was still alive with the consent of all, had he deemed himself worthy to accept.
(King of the West Saxons, 865-871)