Ealstan III (833-winter 884) was the King of North Bessex from 851 until his death.
Ealstan was born in 833 to King Ealstan II of North Bessex and his wife, Isote . His father, Ealstan II died when the younger Ealstan was only twelve. Despite the circumstances, Queen Isote had Ealstan crowned immeadiately. As a result, Ealstan was often dubbed with the name "Parva Regem" which meant "small king" in Latin.
Marriage & IssueEdit
Ealstan married Bryme , a welsh woman in 858. The couple had two children:
- Ealstan (859-868)
- Ecbrit (862-902)
Ealstan died in the winter of 884. His second son, Ecbrit succeeded him as King.