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King of Wessex
In office
July 17, 924 – August 2, 924
Preceded by Edward the Elder
Succeeded by Athelstan

Born c. 903
Died August 2, 924

Elfward, (c. 903 - 2 August 924) son (possibly illegitimate) of Edward the Elder is sometimes said to have reigned for a short time after his father's death. The Anglo-Saxon Chronicles says only:

”King Edward passed away, in Mercia, at Farndon, and his son Ælfweard very soon after – sixteen days – at Oxford, their bodies lie at Winchester, Æthelstan was chosen king...”

Reference:"The Anglo-Saxon Chronicles" as stated above.