meaning of Athelstan

Athelstan meaning in Names Dictionary

title of a king.

Athelstan meaning in Etymology Dictionary

masc. appropriate title, Old English

Athelstan meaning in General Dictionary

the first Saxon ruler which longer their kingdom to add most of England (895-939)

Sentence Examples with the word Athelstan

Tradition claims that King Athelstan threw up defensive earthworks here, but the existing castle is attributed to Joel of Totnes, who held the manor during the reign of William the Conqueror, and also founded a Cluniac priory, dedicated to St Mary Magdalene.

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