Oslac "The Thane" ∆ldorman of Hampshire
(Abt 0785-)


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Oslac "The Thane" ∆ldorman of Hampshire

  • Born: Abt 785, Wessex, England
  • Marriage: Unknown

bullet   Another name for Oslac was Oslac, Chief Butler of Wessex.

bullet  Noted events in his life were:

ē Early Dates & Events: Osbuh from Wikipedia.
Osburh was the daughter of Oslac (who is also only known from Asser's Life lf King Alfred), King ∆thelwulf's pincerna (butler), an important figure in the royal court and household. [Simon Keynes and Michael Lapidge eds, Alfred the Great: Asser's Life of King Alfred and Other Contemporary Sources, London, Penguin Classics, 1983, pp. 68, 229.] Oslac is described as a descendant of King Cerdic's Jutish nephews, Stuf and Wihtgar, who conquered the Isle of Wight.

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