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[ath-uh l-stan]
  1. Athelstan.
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Also Ethelstan.
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Historical Examples of aethelstan

  • At this time a king called Aethelstan had taken the Kingdom of England.


    Snorri Sturlason

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

    Legends of Loudoun

    Harrison Williams

  • Having thus become the over-lord of all Britain, Edward died in 925, leaving the throne to his son Aethelstan.

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