Oh and he brought his own sons, like lambs to the slaughter. Ecgberht (771/775 – 839), also spelled Egbert, Ecgbert, or Ecgbriht, Ecgbeorht, was King of Wessex from 802 until his death in 839. Ivar: Aethelwulf. He fled to Charlemagne's court, where he married Redburh with whom he had at least three children. Far from being the father of Alfred, Athelstan was actually his grandson, the son of King Edward the Elder and his wife Ecgwynn. Because of the complicated situation and affair, Athelstan never properly met his son before his passing. Born the son of Ealhmund, Sub-king of Kent. Egbert of Wessex (also spelled Ecgberht, Ecgbert or Ecgbriht; 769 or 771 – 839) was King of Wessex from 802 until his death in 839. Egbert was the son of Ealhmund, King of Kent. Magnus was reportedly the son of Ragnar to Queen Kwenthrith (Amy Bailey) after a suspected tryst back in Episode 4, Season 3 of Vikings.Later on, when Ragnar (Travis Fimmel) was held prisoner by King Ecbert (Linus Roache) and introduced to … He is considered the first king of all England, something Ecbert aspires to be in the show, and one of its most important. As a youth Egbert was seen as a problem for Beorhtric. Oh and he brought his own sons, like lambs to the slaughter. King Ecbert's son. King Ecbert's son. Linus Roache began his acting career with a two-week appearance as a young Barlow on Coronation Street (1960) at the age of 11. He also played a boy with the bubonic plague in The Onedin Line (1971). His father was Ealhmund of Kent. Ecbert broke the pact he made with Ragnar and killed hundreds of Ragnar's citizens. After King Ecbert’s son attempts to greet the Vikings and set up a meeting between the powerhouses, his group is attacked on their ride home by King Horik’s men and his very own son. King Ecbert took him under his wing and raised him to be a leader. Early career. In the 780s Egbert was forced into exile by Offa of Mercia and Beorhtric of Wessex, but on Beorhtric's death in 802 Egbert returned and took the throne. He was the son of Ealhmund, King of Kent, who is mentioned in a charter of 784. Offa of Mercia however, made Beorhtric king instead. Linus Roache, Actor: Mandy. His father was Ealhmund of Kent.In the 780s Ecgberht was forced into exile to Charlemagne's court in the Frankish Empire by Offa of Mercia and Beorhtric of Wessex, but on Beorhtric's death in 802 Ecgberht returned and took the throne. He is actually known for successfully battling against the Vikings. Permalink: Aethelwulf. Ealhmund was himself the son of Eafa, King of Wessex, by a Kentish princess. He returned to … Fans have been thinking about some of the most iconic deaths throughout the series, including the death of Aethelwulf (played by Moe Dunford), who was the son of King Ecbert … Athelstan has spent time advising Ecbert … Ragnar, though, did. He was expelled from England in 789 by Offa, King of Mercia, and Beohtric, King of Wessex who dominated Kent. Despite not being son of the prince, Alfred retained the benefits of being a first born son. As the Viking king, he met with Ecbert and Alfred. Egbert, in Old English Ecgbehrt, the first King of all England, was born around 770-780. In 786 he made a bid for the throne of Wessex after the death of Cynewulf. He was descended from Ingeld, brother of Ine of Wessex. King of Wessex. He spent much of the … This season Athelstan finally slept with Judith (Jennie Jacques), who is married to King Ecbert's (Linus Roache) son Aethelwulf (Moe Dunford.) 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