Sentence Examples with the word atheling

While together they held Wessex for Hardicanute, the atheling iElfred, son of Emma by her former husband 'Ethelred II., landed in England in the hope of winning back his father's crown; but falling into the hands of Godwine, he and his followers were cruelly done to death.

By Ethelred Emma had two sons, Edward the Confessor and the atheling Elfred (d.