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Wessex (Old English: Westseaxna rīċe) is one of the kingdoms of Anglo-Saxon England. It is also known as the Kingdom of West Saxons. The Kingdom of Wessex lasted from 519 AD until the unification of England in 927 AD.

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Wessex is increasing in power and importance in England. Both Northumbria and Mercia are facing difficult challenges, while Wessex has a strong, powerful, and cunning ruler in King Ecbert Ealhmunding. His son Æthelwulf Ecberting is his heir.

King Ecbert forms an alliance with King Aelle of Northumbria, and takes advantage of the Mercian Civil War to claim sovereignty over the Kingdom of Mercia, making him and his decedents the king of Wessex and Mercia. The current ruler is King Alfred the Great.

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In Vikings: Valhalla[]

Sigeferth is the Ealdorman of Wessex. After he is killed by Sweyn Forkbeard, Godwin is made the new Earl of Wessex.

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