Cyneheard was a nobleman and a conspirator against King Alfred who worked to convince Aethelred to overthrow his half-brother. When Aethelred second-guessed his decision, he believed Wessex to be doomed. He was arrested for treason and tortured, eventually he broke and revealed the conspirators, including Aethelred to be the ring leader. He was later hanged along with the other conspirators, but not before declaring death to King Alfred.


Season five appearances
The Departed Part 1 The Departed Part 2 Homeland The Plan The Prisoner
The Message Full Moon The Joke A Simple Story Moments of Vision
The Revelation Murder Most Foul A New God The Lost Moment Hell
The Buddha The Most Terrible Thing Baldur What Happens in the Cave Ragnarok
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