Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Wikipedia.
Related to Ethelred II: Alfred the Great, Edward the Martyr, Edward the Confessor
Ethelred II, ?thelred
known as Ethelred the Unready. ?968--1016 ad, king of England (978--1016). He was temporarily deposed by the Danish king Sweyn (1013) but was recalled on Sweyn's death (1014)