Synonyms of ethelred


1. Ethelred, Ethelred II, Ethelred the Unready

usage: king of the English who succeeded to the throne after his half-brother Edward the Martyr was murdered; he struggled unsuccessfully against the invading Danes (969-1016)

2. Ethelred, Ethelred I

usage: king of Wessex and Kent and elder brother of Alfred; Alfred joined Ethelred's battle against the invading Danes and succeeded him on his death (died in 871)

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