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[ath-uh l-stan] /ˈæθ əlˌstæn/
Also, Ethelstan. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • Having thus become the over-lord of all Britain, Edward died in 925, leaving the throne to his son Aethelstan.

    A History of England Charles Oman
  • At this time a king called Aethelstan had taken the Kingdom of England.

    Heimskringla Snorri Sturlason
  • Guthrum was fain to accept, so he was baptized, and received at Alfred's hands the new name of Aethelstan.

    A History of England Charles Oman
  • In England we find the "beating of the bounds" observed under Alfred and Aethelstan, whose laws mention it.

    Legends of Loudoun Harrison Williams

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