Ethelwulf


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Ethelwulf

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died 858 ad, king of Wessex (839--858)
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At 3am two explosions engulfed the trawlers TW Mould and Ethelwulf, which vanished without trace will all hands.
The Ethelwulf had been built in 1903 by Smiths Docks Company in North Shields and had been employed by the Admiralty during the war as a minesweeper.
in a royal Saxon residence near the modern town of Wantage in Oxfordshire, the youngest of five surviving children of remarkably pious parents, King Ethelwulf and his Jutish Queen, Osburh.
On his return, Ethelwulf found himself not only challenged for rule over part of his kingdom by his oldest son, but also having to deal with the increasing menace of Danish raids on Saxon territory.
It is in these terms that one can understand early records of satellite fisheries, such as one on the North Devon coast granted to the inland monastery of Glastonbury by King Ethelwulf in the mid ninth century (Fox 2001:47).
On December 1, 1918, just after the war's end, the trawlers Ethelwulf and TW Mould from the North Shields fleet were lost when they burst into flames after two explosions.