History Quiz / English Kings Before 1066

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Name the Anglo-Saxon and Danish kings of Wessex and England, c.802-1066

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802-839Son of King Ealhmund of Kent. King of Wessex (802), annexed Kent, Sussex, Surrey & Essex (825).
839-858Son of 1.
858-860Son of 2. Split kingdom with 4.
860-865Son of 2. United kingdom.
865-871Son of 2.
871-899Son of 2. First styled 'King of the Anglo-Saxons'.
899-924Son of 6. Annexed East Anglia (917) & Mercia (918).
924?Son of 7. Kingship uncertain.
924-939Son of 7. Annexed Northumbria (927), first styled 'King of the English'.
939-946Son of 7. Re-annexed Northumbria (944).
946-955Son of 7. Re-annexed Northumbria (954).
941-959Son of 10. Split kingdom with 13 (957).
959-975Son of 10. United kingdom.
975-978Son of 13.
978-1013, 1014-1016Son of 13.
1013-1014Son of King Harald 'Bluetooth' of Denmark. King of Denmark (986).
1016Son of 15.
1016-1035Son of 16. King of Denmark (1018) & Norway (1030).
1035-1040Son of 18.
1040-1042Son of 18. King of Denmark (1035).
1042-1066Son of 15.
1066Son of Earl Godwin of Wessex.
1066Grandson of 17.

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