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Wessex is a location in both The Saxon Stories novel series and in The Last Kingdom television series. It is one of the main locations in the series.

Locations Within Edit

  • Wintanceaster (Modern: Winchester)
  • Cookham
    • Uhtred’s Estate
  • Lyscombe
  • Defnascir (Modern Devon)
  • Wiltunscir (Modern Wiltshire)
  • Exeter
  • St. Wilfrid’s Church
  • Thatcham
  • Bedwyn (Modern Great Bedwyn)
  • Kingsclere
  • Readingham (Modern Reading)
  • Ashes Hill
  • Hampton
  • Wareham
  • Holdenhurst
  • Cynwit
  • Marshlands
    • Athelney Marshes
  • Æthendun (Modern Edington)
    • St. Egbert's Stone
  • Cippanhamm (Modern Chippenham)
  • Aescengum Burh
  • Alton
  • Fearnham
  • Cynwit Hill

MonarchsEdit

Ruler Reign King of Married Claim Book
Æthelwulf 839-858 Wessex Osburh, Judith Son of Ecgberht before
Æthelbald 858-860 Wessex Judith Son of Æthelwulf
(second son)
before
Æthelberht 860-865 Wessex not married Son of Æthelwulf
(third son)
before
Æthelred I 865-871 Wessex Wulfthryth Son of Æthelwulf
(fourth son)
The Last Kingdom
Alfred 871-886 West Saxons Ælswith Son of Æthelwulf
(fifth son)
The Last Kingdom to

Death of Kings

886-899 the Anglo-Saxons
Edward 899-924 the Anglo-Saxons Ecgwynn, Ælflæd,
Eadgifu
Son of Alfred
(first son)
Death of Kings
to Sword of Kings
Ælfweard 924-924
(disputed)
Wessex not married Son of Edward
(third son)
unknown
Æthelstan 924-927 the Anglo-Saxons not married Son of Edward
(first son)
Sword of Kings
to after
927-939 the English
Edmund I  939-946 the English Ælfgifu, Æthelflæd Son of Edward
(fourth son)
after
Eadred 946-955 the English not married Son of Edward
(fifth son)
after

ResidentsEdit

Current ResidentsEdit

Former ResidentsEdit

This list shows the former residents of Wessex:

This list shows the former residents of Wessex:

AppearancesEdit

Episodes 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Season 1  
Season 2
Season 3
Season 4
Season 5

TriviaEdit

  • Based on a real location in history; Wessex.
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