Famous Rings: Ethelwulf Ring

Ethelwulf is sometimes spelled Ethelwoulf, and who was he exactly? Why, King of Wessex, second King of England, A. D. 836, 833. It is an enameled gold ring with his name and it is in the British Museum. It’s an inch across and aside from “Ethelwulf Rex” it has religious symbols. Image from Wikipedia.

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