Elfward

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Elfward, (d. 924) son (possibly illegitmate) of Edward the Elder is sometimes said to have reigned for a short time after his father’s death. The Anglo-Saxon Chronicles says only:

”King Edward passed away, in Mercia, at Farndon, and his son Ælfweard very soon after – sixteen days – at Oxford, their bodies lie at Winchester, Æthelstan was chosen king...”
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