EI Weekly Listen — Tom Holland on Æthelstan and the forging of a United Kingdom of England

October 1, 2021

The story of how, over the course of three generations, the royal dynasty of Wessex went from near oblivion to fashioning a kingdom that still endures today is the most remarkable and momentous in the island’s history. Read by Leighton Pugh.

King Æthelstan. Public domain.
King Æthelstan. Public domain.