King Athelstan - 924 ~ 2024

Welcome to Athelstan 1100

In 924AD Athelstan became King.

Athelstan was the first King of England and is of huge national importance. He had an incredibly special relationship with our historic town of Malmesbury, in North Wiltshire.

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Malmesbury’s

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Who was King Athelstan?

Everyone has heard of Alfred the Great, but his grandson, King Athelstan, was as impressive. He was the first person to unite the Anglo-Saxons: in other words, he was the very first King of England.

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