Æðelstān Engla Cyning

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Æðelstān wæs Ēadweardes þæs Ieldran ieldesta sunu and iefa. Hē ricsode of 924 oð his dēaþe in 939. Ǣr wæs he Westseaxna cyning and Miercna cyning of 924 and in þǣm geare hæfde he his fædres cynestōl, and nām his coronbēag and his underþēodna āðas of Westseaxum and of Miercum æt Cyningestūne se is on Sūþrige.

In 927 forþferde Sihtric Eoforwic Cyning and of þissum dǣge weard Æþelstān cyning ofer eallum Englalande and wæs rihte se form Engla Cyning.

In 937 onswōg Anlāf Difelin Cyning þis land mid his herige and mid Stræclud folce and mid Scottum þe Anlāf habbe his fædres rīcestōl on Norþhymbra rīce, ac Æðelstān Cyning gewonn sige æt sæcce æt Brunanbyrig and eall Engle and eall Brettas hæfde him ðe he bið hlāford. On his bōcum fint man swa swa his titul Rex Totis Brittaniae, se is "Eallre Bretene Cyning".

Æðelstān næfde bearn ne wīf. His brōþor, Ēadmund Æðeling, wæs Engla cyning æfter þǣm þe hē stearf. His ealder fæder wæs Ælfrēd Grēata