The Kingdom of Wessex was a medieval nation in southern Britain. From the mid-eighth century to the tenth century, Wessex was the primary Anglo-Saxon power in Britain, and after defeating and subsequently absorbing the Viking-influenced East Anglia and Mercia in 942, formed the Kingdom of Englaland.
House of Wessex (from 867)
The House of Wessex was the primary ruling house of the eponymous Kingdom.
- Alfred (871 – 878)
- Edward (878 – 889)
- Æthelmund (889 – 914)
- Æthelcyn (914 – 926)
- Æthelric (or Ethelric, Althric) the Great (926 – 942)