291 – Pandemonium

Play

When King Edward died, the plan was that his second son would take the throne. By all indications, neither Edward nor the power structures within Wessex, wanted AEthelstan. The young AEtheling had been discarded and sent to be raised in Mercia far from the halls of power. The throne of Wessex wasn’t for him.

It was for AEthelstan’s younger half brother, AElfweard. But he died soon after Edward (under questionable circumstances) and so the path opened up for AEthelstan.

Click here to be able to read the full rough transcript. Support the Show

  One Reply to “291 – Pandemonium”

  1. Veronica
    September 10, 2018 at 1:26 pm

    I MADE IT! It took me all summer to catch up. I feel victorious.
    Also, I told myself that when I caught up that I would subscribe…so, expect that soon. :D
    Thank you Jamie!
    I love this podcast!

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.