Ealstid II of North Bessex (740 - spring 795) was King of North Bessex from 758 until his death.


Ealstid II was born in 740 as the son of Ealstid I and Nesta of Wales. As the only child of Ealstid I, he succeeded as king upon his father's death in 758 at the age of eighteen. 


Ealstid married Morra , a woman whose origins remain uncertain. It is believed that they married sometime around 765 or 767. The couple had two sons: 

  • Ealstid (767 - 775)
  • Ealstan (769- 831)


Ealstid died in the spring of 795. He was succeeded by his younger son, Ealstan. 

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