athelstan athelstan


  • (n) the first Saxon ruler who extended his kingdom to include nearly all of England (895-939)


  1. Vikings Postmortem: George Blagden on Athelstan's Shocking Fate

    [WARNING: The following contains major spoilers from Thursday's episode ofVikings. Read at your own risk.] Vikingsis no stranger to violence, but what happened to Athelstan this week was almost too painful to watch. The former monk-turned-Viking warrior was captured by the Anglo-Saxons and, in a cruel twist of fate, strung up and crucified wearing a crown of thorns.George Blagdenspoke to TVGuide ...
    on March 21, 2014     Source: TV Guide

  2. 'Vikings' Season 2, episode 4 recap: Ragnar and Bjorn reunite in 'Eye for an Eye'

    Now that Jarl Borg is in control of Ragnar's homeland on "Vikings," all bets are off. The viking warrior meets with Ecbert about a deal with would give his people land, while helping the King of Wessex in some violent goals he has, but before anything can be agreed on Ragnar is forced to return to his family in hiding.King Horik stays in Wessex with many of them men, including Athelstan. While ...
    on March 21, 2014     Source: Zap2It

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