M, #10819, (circa 859 - 897)
Last Edited=13 May 2023
     Æthelhelm was born circa 859 at England.1 He was the son of Æthelred I and Wulfthryth. He held Compton and Crondool, probably receiving them from King Alfred. He also held Aldingbourn.1,2

Æthelhelm married Æthelgyth of Mercia, daughter of Æthelwulf.2 Æthelhelm traveled to taking the alms of the king and the West Saxons in 887 at Rome.1,2 He was one of the three military leaders who defeated the Danes at Buttington in 894.1,2 He died in 897.1,2,3

Children of Æthelhelm and Æthelgyth of Mercia


  1. Stuart, Roderick W. Royalty for Commoners, The Complete Known Lineage of John of Gaunt, Son of Edward III, King of England, and Queen Philippa, Fourth Edition. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Company, 2002.
  2. Barlow, Lundie W. "The Antecedents of Earl Godwine of Wessex", The New England Historical and Genealogical Register volume CXI (January 1957).
  3. Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia. Online https://en.wikipedia.org