A portrait of Ethelred II.
Ethelred II definition by Webster's New World
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968-1016; king of England (978-1016): called the Unready
Ethelred II definition by American Heritage Dictionary
also Aeth·el·red II Called “Ethelred the Unready.” 968?-1016.
King of the English (978-1016) whose reign was a series of ultimately unsuccessful struggles against Danish invasion.