Wulfstan, ealdorman of Wiltshire

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Wulfstan (or Weohstan; died 802) was a leader of Wessex who ruled Wiltshire as ealdorman under kings Cynewulf and Beorhtric. He was married to Alburga, daughter of Ealhmund, sub-king of Kent.[1]

Wulfstan founded a college of secular clergy at Wilton in about 773, but after his death it was transformed by his wife Alburga into the Benedictine convent of Wilton Abbey.


  1. ^ The Peerage - Wulfstan, Ealdorman of Wiltshire
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