Her cousin Æthelstan was ruler of Mercia only before becoming king of the Anglo-Saxons, and so too was King Edgar ruler of the Mercians under his elder brother King Eadwig. Æthelflæd - MotherÆthelred - Possible Biological Father †Erik - Possible Biological Father † Aldhelm arrives to report that Æthelred is fatally injured and he may not last a week. 5 episodes (see below) Sihtric worries that the children won’t make the trip on foot, but they proceed nevertheless. She was the daughter of Æthelred and Æthelflæd, the rulers of Mercia. Notice There is no certain record of Ælfwynn after her removal from power. No plan has been made for the succession, so Æthelflæd is eager to speak with him and the Ealdormen. Ælfwynn goes following behind a crow, chasing it through the woods on her own. Ælfwynn of Mercia is a supporting character in both The Saxon Stories novel series, and The Last Kingdom television series. She adds that Eardwulf is also responsible for the delay of their return to Mercia. Directed by David Moore. Uhtred changes the plan. Blonde/Dirty Blonde Cenlaf - Lover Æthelflæd - MotherÆthelred - Father ("Episode 4.6"), The following morning, they continue their journey to Ceaster. Television Series ("Episode 3.3"), Winchester, Wessex; Ælfwynn and her parents arrive in Winchester for the royal wedding of her uncle Edward and Ælflæd. Ælfwynn was the ruler of Mercia for a few months in 918, following her mother's death on 12 June 918. William's panegyric on Æthelstan claims that he received a first-class education in Mercia, and it is thought likely that Ælfwynn would have been equally well educated. Mercia Eardwulf demands they hand over Ælfwynn, but Uhtred refuses. Likewise, she remains free from any kind of scandalous affairs. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. Grandparents In the novels, she is confirmed to be the daughter of Lord Æthelred, however in the TV series, her parentage is debated by her father, and rumoured by others, who claim her birth father is the Dane Erik Thurgilson. Day breaks and the group awakens. Status )Æthelwold - First Cousin, Once RemovedÆthelhelm - First Cousin, Once RemovedÆthelstan - Maternal Great UncleÆthelswith - Maternal Great AuntÆthelbald - Maternal Great UncleÆthelberht - Maternal Great UncleÆthelred - Maternal Great UncleÆthelflæd - First Cousin, Once Removed † °Æthelred - First Cousin, Once Removed † °Ælswith - Paternal Great Aunt † °Æthelwulf - Maternal Great Uncle † °. ("Episode 4.7"), Aegelesburg, Mercia; They arrive outside the gates of Aegelesburg and are welcomed inside with an unconscious Ælfwynn in arms. Young Uhtred tells his sister to be kind as Ælfwynn simply misses her mother. Reign But, she later gained her big break as Aelfwynn in The Last Kingdom. Should Ælfwynn die, they’ll be to blame as it’s believed that only sinners catch the sickness. "Episode 3.3" Hair Ælfwynn is sometimes considered the last ruler of Mercia, but that kingdom was not entirely absorbed into the kingdom of the Anglo-Saxons, later the kingdom of England, until much later. From Uhtred, he learns that Æthelstan is Edward’s hidden bastard son. The Last Kingdom: Who’s the Father of Aethelflaed’s Daughter Aelfwynn? Character Based on a Real Historical Figure, https://the-last-kingdom.fandom.com/wiki/Ælfwynn?oldid=19855, This character has been based on a real historical figure of. Stiorra has done it for months and has no intentions on being a wife. Ælswith reveals to Æthelflæd that Ælfwynn is very much alive. Last Appearance Grandparents Eadith tells him that she and Osferth will do everything they can. With Cavan Clerkin, Timothy Innes, Eliza Butterworth, Alexander Dreymon. No opposition to Edward's decision to remove her from power and send her to Wessex in December 918 is recorded by the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle or elsewhere. The woman offers them wormwood, which is known to kill men. Uhtred, young Uhtred, Stiorra, Eadith, Finan, Osferth, Sihtric, Ælfwynn, and Æthelstan continue on the road to Ceaster on foot. Residence She questions how much younger she’ll have to be a prisoner, as she leads Ælfwynn and Æthelstan into the other room. Grandparents Eadith then asks Osferth about Finan and how they’re true warriors. Family Her cousin Æthelstan was ruler of Mercia only before becoming king of the Anglo-Saxons, and so too was King Edgar ruler of the Mercians under his elder brother King Eadwig. Uhtred is aware, but tells Eadith to simply reassure her. Unfortunately, they are tracked down by Eardwulf and his guards. Portrayer ("Episode 4.6"), Mercia; The group sleeps as Uhtred watches over them. Finan claims that it is spread by touch while Uhtred and Osferth state that it spreads by air. Eadith has proof off his crime. ("Episode 4.8"), Eadith watches over Ælfwynn and Æthelstan as they play on the swings and in the yard. Aelfwynn suffers from the sickness sweeping the land. Significant Other(s) Likewise, she remains free from any kind of scandalous affairs. Female The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle states that she was "deprived of all control in Mercia, and was led into Wessex three weeks before Christmas". That’s when she crosses paths with a sleeping Eardwulf and his men. On their wedding night, Aethelred proved himself a cruel husband who physically and sexually abused his... Kidnapped by Danes. Uhtred then tells Stiorra to take the children and secure them. ("Episode 4.5"), Later, Stiorra orders for Ælfwynn to come inside as she spots soldiers ride up towards the gate. Uhtred carries Ælfwynn as Finan carries Æthelstan. Gender ("Episode 4.7"), Æthelflæd arrives soon thereafter. Uhtred asks that Eadith keep her alive until he returns. Alexander Dreymon once again suits up as Uhtred of Bebbanburg in Season 4 of “The Last Kingdom.” This time out though, Uhtred goes through some things that … Appeared in As of 2020, the up and coming actress holds an … Lady of the Mercians: 918 - 918 ("Episode 4.6"). Her year of birth or death are unknown unknown. Eadith advises Eardwulf to save himself and flee to Frankia. Finan suggests that they return to Aegelesburg. The ° means the individual appears more then once in this list. Others [5][6] Shashi Jayakumar suggests that she may have been the Ælfwynn who was wife of Æthelstan Half-King and foster-mother of the future King Edgar. Residence They find themselves in a swamp filled with dead bodies, certainly the result of the sickness. It is possible that she is the religious woman named Ælfwynn who is the beneficiary of charter S 535 dated 948 in the reign of King Eadred. Æthelstan - First CousinÆdgyth - First CousinÆlfweard - First Cousin10 other first cousins by Edward2 other first cousins by Æthelweard4 other first cousins by ÆlfthrythEdward - Maternal UncleÆthelgifu - Maternal AuntÆthelweard - Maternal UncleÆlfthryth - Maternal AuntOsferth - Maternal Uncle(? And so, Eardwulf’s guards turn on him. In Maggie Bailey's view, she probably entered holy orders. The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle states that she was "deprived of all control in Mercia, and was led into Wessex three weeks before Christmas". Unlike her mother, Ælfwynn may have lacked broad support. Ælfwynn (/ˈælfwɪn/) was the ruler of Mercia for a few months in 918, following her mother's death on 12 June 918. The Last Kingdom: Who’s the Father of Aethelflaed’s Daughter Aelfwynn? Novel Series They’ve come to take Ælfwynn to Aegelesburg. ("Episode 4.7"), Æthelflæd awakens in bed with her daughter, who's recovered now. As she is too young to be in a romantic relationship, she is currently single. Ælfwynn claims that she’s already been taken to Winchester by Uhtred. She is the daughter of Lady Æthelflæd and Lord Æthelred. Finan and Sihtric go to investigate. ("Episode 4.6"), As they ride through the woods, hungry villagers rip the bread that Stiorra is eating right from her hands. Eadith fears that Ælfwynn is getting sick. As of 2020, the up and coming actress holds an approximated net worth of $100 thousand. Parents Aethelred only cared about his … 4 novels (see below) Family ("Episode 3.8"), Saltwic, Mercia; Æthelflæd arrives at her Mercian estate with Uhtred and his men. Fortunately, Uhtred gets to her in time before she can awaken them. ("Episode 4.6"), They rests at a river stream. Finan tells Æthelstan to run into the trees when the fighting starts and Sihtric hands him a knife. Historically In the novels, she is confirmed to be the daughter of Lord Æthelred, however in the TV series, her parentage is debated by her father, and rumoured by others, who claim her birth father is the Dane Erik Thurgilson . Alfred - Maternal Grandfather †Ælswith - Maternal Grandmother † °Æthelwulf - Paternal Grandfather †Æthelwulf - Maternal Great Grandfather † °Æthelred - Paternal Great Grandfather † °Æthelred - Maternal Great Grandfather † ° However, she says goodbeye to them after being told by Æthelflæd that she can't remain in Aegelesburg.