Óswine (grandfather of Ælfwine)

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This article is about the grandfather of Ælfwine. For the Prince of Gwar, see Óswine.

Óswine was the father of Éadwine and thus a grandfather of Ælfwine the Mariner.[1]

Etymology[edit | edit source]

The name Óswine is in Old English. It contains the elements os ("god") + wine ("friend").[2]

Genealogy[edit | edit source]

fl. 9th century
fl. 9th century
b. c. 869 AD

See also[edit | edit source]


  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), Sauron Defeated, "Part Two: The Notion Club Papers Part Two", p. 270
  2. "Oswin", Behind the Name (accessed 22 February 2024)