Æðelstān Engla Cyning

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Æþelstan Cyning (Eall-saƿla Felƿescipe Bedhus)

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

In 927 forþferde Sihtric Eoforƿic Cyning and of þissum dǣge ƿeard Æðelstān cyning ofer eallum Englalande and ƿæs rihte se form Engla Cyning.

In 937 onsƿōg 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 geƿonn sige æt sæcce æt Brunanbyrig and eall Engle and eall Brettas hæfde him ðe he bið hlāford. On his bōcum fint man sƿa sƿa his titul Rex Totis Brittaniae, se is "Eallre Bretene Cyning".

Æðelstān næfde bearn ne ƿīf. His brōðor, Ēadmund Æðeling, ƿæs Engla cyning æfter þǣm þe hē stearf. His ealder fæder ƿæs Ælfrēd Grēata