However, Eardwulf believes the king will be dead soon, and if that’s the case, they’ll have no need to run. ("Episode 4.10"), The Wessex and Mercian armies breach the front gate to Winchester. The Last Kingdom is in its fourth season on Netflix and some fans were sad to see King Alfred (played by David Dawson) die at the end of season three. Ælfwynn goes following behind a crow, chasing it through the woods on her own. Young Uhtred believes that it only takes sinners. Monks are leaving with silver to bargain for his heart. The show is an adaption of Bernard Cornwell’s best-selling series of historical novels known as "The Saxon Stories." Eadith asks what has he done. Novel Series Hæsten informs Uhtred that Sigtryggr has landed from Irland and he wants all Danes to follow him. Iseult of Cornwalum was a supporting character in both The Saxon Stories novel series, and The Last Kingdom television series. Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights. Someone who can be an equal ruler alongside our lord, King Edward. To allow Eadith to remain in Aegelesburg would make her look weak, and so Æthelflæd has arranged a place for Eadith at the nunnery, where she can live and be safe. They plot to find a way inside. Finan claims that it is spread by touch while Uhtred and Osferth state that it spreads by air. Eardwulf demands they hand over Ælfwynn, but Uhtred refuses. He questions why she continues to deny him. However, Eardwulf fears the king will kill him. Last Kingdom: What did fans dislike most about Eadith. Finan tells Æthelstan to run into the trees when the fighting starts and Sihtric hands him a knife. Hæsten orders two of his men to stay behind to ensure they die. Æthelred plots to take over East Anglia while the Danish are gone. The Last Kingdom season 5: Will Uhtred give up on Bebbanburg? Red/Strawberry Blonde Eadith has family in Frankia, but that way is Inland, so Uhtred invites Eadith to travel with them. He admits that it is. Finan then lifts Eadith up off the ground after she was caught in the crossfire. Uhtred explains that he simply owes her his respect. He asks for her to tell him the truth about his status. "Episode 4.1" Home of the Daily and Sunday Express. There’s a possible spark, I admit, I wouldn’t be against it if it does happen. ("Episode 4.8"), Thatcham, Wessex; Uhtred, Stiorra, Eadith, Finan, Sihtric, Osferth, Æthelstan, and Pyrlig hold up in Thatcham, where they set up camp for Ælswith, who will offer prayers of thanks on their behalf when she arrives in Bedwyn. Hæsten has a plan to escape, but Eadith refuses to leave with him. She proceeds to kiss Æthelred and have sex with him. Sihtric appears to be suffering the worst. ("Episode 4.6"), Mercia; They sleep as Uhtred watches over them. Æthelflæd suspects it's a trap, wondering why a mistress would help a wife. ("Episode 4.6"), Wollerton, Mercia; They arrive in Wollerton; Kingdom of Mercia. DON'T MISS...The Last Kingdom season 5: Will Uhtred give up on Bebbanburg? Eadith reminds her brother that she had sex with the king as a favor to him. ("Episode 4.6"), Eadith tells Uhtred that he’s kinder than his reputation and that Lady Æthelflæd is lucky to have him serve her. Eadith of Mercia (later, Eadith of Bebbanburg) is a main character in both The Saxon Stories novel series, and The Last Kingdom television series. ("Episode 4.2"), Eadith exits her tent, where she is immediately asked by Eardwulf if she gave herself to Æthelred, which she didn’t. She explains how God worked through Uhtred and how he did not give up his throne to Mercia on his own. He freaks and rescues her from the battle while pleading to be able to get to her while he has a sword pointed at him.". Grandchildren Osferth [Ewan Mitchell] was interested but backed off when she asked about Finan. This story introduces Uhtred Ragnarson, born a Saxon then kidnapped by raiding Danes who raise him from age 11, [circular reference] teaching him how to be a warrior. As the guards inch towards them, Eadith reveals that her brother killed Lord Æthelred and she’s willing to swear it on the book. Æthelred tells Eardwulf that he isn’t worthy of his daughter and he will never rule Mercia. She claims that she acts solely for the good of his soul, as he has a wife. Season 4 is over, but we're already rooting for these couples to make it in season 5. She will find out where they captives are being kept. Millie Brady (born December 24, 1993) is an English actress who portrays Æthelflæd in The Last Kingdom. The Last Kingdom (TV Series 2015– ) cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. Many fans think Eadith will still form a relationship with Finan, but the upcoming season is likely to give some more detail about why Finan left Ireland. ("Episode 4.6"), Wyre Forest, Mercia; Osferth and Eadith take Ælfwynn to a healer in the Wyre Forest. The Last Kingdom is a British historical fiction television series based on Bernard Cornwell's The Saxon Stories series of novels. Female Uhtred - Step-GrandsonGisela - Step-Granddaughter † The Last Kingdom: Why did Aethelflaed give up Uhtred's daughter? Eadith explains that Mercia has wronged them both and both of their brothers have turned on them. If the Lady Æthelflæd throws herself into the paths of the Danes, it will leave a path open for Eadith, but she has no desire to be married to a husband who used to be king. Eadith becomes Uhtred's lover, and she reveals to him that she knows the location of Ice-Spite. ("Episode 4.9"), They are tied upside down from a tree and hung by their feet. The Last Kingdom features some of the most famous and influential figures from the early years of England, incorporating them into the fictional story of its lead character, Uhtred of Bebbanburg. Uhtred orders young Uhtred and Sihtric to find Æthelflæd and tell her that Ælfwynn is safe. And for that, she would always be grateful. She tells the guards to look inside the pouch that her brother wears around his neck. He tried to rape Skade [Thea Sofie Loch … He lets her go and leaves on his own. Ælfwynn of Mercia is a supporting character in both The Saxon Stories novel series, and The Last Kingdom television series. He can’t recall much, but he remembers her name and asks if they were in love, but they weren’t. Children They are interrupted by Uhtred and Æthelflæd and part ways. Edward orders Cenric to find him every healer in town and not to speak a word of this to anyone. They wanted to regain their family's honour and overthrow Aethelred, with Eardwulf acting as his commander and Eadith his mistress. She’s the mistress of a soon-to-be dead king and Eardwulf is the favorite. First Appearance Eadith makes Eardwulf promise her that if Æthelred asks him to attack Lady Æthelflæd that he will refuse. ("Episode 4.5"), Eadith comes to set Æthelflæd free. The Last Kingdom Schauspieler, Cast & Crew. She will find out where they captives are being kept. ("Episode 4.9"), Hæsten returns to the attic, where Eadith awaits. Eadith then asks Osferth about Finan and how they’re true warriors. Uhtred and his men accompany queen-mother Aelswith to Bedwyn where she plans to raise little Aethelstan but are ambushed and captured … They see for themselves that the Danes have conquered the land and have strengthened their defenses. Eadith reveals that he has not spoken of Eardwulf, but they should leave before his mind returns. Last Kingdom season 5: Will Eadith abandon Uhtred in plot twist? ("Episode 4.5"), Mercia; Eadith catches up to Uhtred. That’s when she crosses paths with a sleeping Eardwulf and his men. It aired on April 26, 2020. Eadith tells him that she and Osferth will do everything they can. However, Eardwulf tells them to ignore her as she’s only a whore he once knew. They’ve also taken Lindcylne. Cause of Death Eadith pays for their next jug of ale in exchange for them allowing her to travel with them when they leave Aegelesburg. She finds them locked up in Alfred’s tomb. And at all times, they are united and never fight out of anger as this is the way of the old generation. Avlesburv, Mercia; Æthelred tells Eadith to come and lie with him, but she turns him down. She’s alerted Aldhelm, who’s outside the window waiting with a horse. Significant Other(s) Fans have taken to Reddit to discuss the idea of Eadith helping Finan return to Ireland and set the record straight. The Last Kingdom serves up action, adventure, and plenty of romance. However, Eardwulf refuses to run. Eadith suggests that they take advantage of all the chaos and run. The Last Kingdom season 5: Finan and Eadith may help each other, The Last Kingdom season 5: Stefanie Martini as Eadith. She was the mistress of Lord Æthelred and is the younger sister of Eardwulf who was the commander of Lord Æthelred's household guards. A second series of eight episodes was aired on BBC Two in the UK in March 2017. Affinity ("Episode 4.3"), East Anglia; Eardwulf buries the body of a dead messenger in a shallow grave. Fortunately, Uhtred gets to her in time before she can awaken them. Unbeknownst to them, Eadith watches from within the trees. r/TheLastKingdom: A subreddit for "The Last Kingdom," the BBC/Netflix television show set in medieval England. Fans fell in love with Eadith's character as she quickly became one of the strong female voices in the series. Siblings She pays Eadith in silver. Æthelflæd would like to be left alone with Æthelred and tells everyone to withdraw. Hæsten orders his men to tie Uhtred and his men to trees so that they may die slowly. The Last Kingdom remained in the top ten for 19 days in the US, and 24 days in the UK. Stefanie Martini Died from the plague. Day breaks and the group awakens. He realizes that all his people wish him dead and wonders what he did to offend them. Ragnar - Foster Brother-in-law †Thyra - Foster Sister-in-law †Rorik - Foster Brother-in-law †Sigrid - Foster Mother-in-law †Ragnar - Foster Father-in-law †Ravn - Foster Grandfather-in-law †Uhtred - Father-in-law †Æthelgifu - Mother-in-law †Gytha - Step Mother-in-law †Uhtred - Grandfather-in-law †Uhtred - Brother-in-law †Sigtryggr - Step Son-in-lawÆlswyth - Step Daughter-in-law ("Episode 4.6"), The group rests at a river stream. He tells her that he’s leaving. Last Kingdom explained: Why did Eadith help Aethelflaed escape? The Mercian Guard is loyal to Eardwulf and the Ealdormen are against the king. She was the … A subreddit for "The Last Kingdom," the BBC/Netflix television show set in medieval England. The Last Kingdom is on Netflix now and fans were excited for the fourth season to arrive in the spring of 2020. Æthelflæd then unexpectedly arrives, familiar with both Eardwulf and Eadith. Uhtred tells Edward to stand down. Content from both the books and the TV series are welcome! Æthelred promises Eardwulf that he will be rewarded for his hand in their victory. He will find Æthelred and beg him for forgiveness. Last Appearance Eadith looks after Ælfwynn. Finan suggests that they return to Aegelesburg. She was the sister of Eardwulf (Jamie Blackley) and had been acting as Aethelred's (Toby Regbo) mistress so she and her brother could claim back their family's honour. Eardwulf explains that he’s simply trying to keep the king happy and instructs his sister to do the same. In the novels, she is confirmed to be the daughter of Lord Æthelred, however in the TV series, her parentage is debated by her father, and rumoured by others, who claim her birth father is the Dane Erik Thurgilson . Eardwulf may be Eadith’s brother, but what he did was wrong. "Sword of Kings" Father Pyrlig will return to Aegelesburg to inform Edward while the others head to Winchester. ("Episode 4.2"), King’s Lynn, East Anglia; Eadith tells Eardwulf that she has no choice but to act the part of the king’s whore. 5 novels (see below) First Appearance In Warriors of the Storm, Finan reveals more about his past and how he came to be on the slave ship with Uhtred. We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Eadith never sought to disrespect Æthelflæd, but only to protect her brother, but he did not protect her in return. She suggests he could pray on the relics of St. Oswald. As Uhtred and his men draw closer to Bebbanburg, the prodigal son Wihtgar returns with some tricks up his sleeves. The Last Kingdom: Netflix tease fourth season of show. King Æthelred is weak and barely conscious. The Last Kingdom is a British historical fiction television series based on Bernard Cornwell's The Saxon Stories series of novels. Liste der Besetung: Alexander Dreymon, Ian Hart, Emily Cox u.v.m. A second series of eight episodes was aired on BBC Two in the UK in March 2017. Groups are forming. Eadith doesn’t want anyone else’s blood on her hands nor does she want to be married to a man who kills so frivolously. It aired on April 26, 2020. Defending England . Eadith Unlike her, he refuses to run merely because it’s become dangerous. ("Episode 4.5"), Eadith sits at Æthelred’s side. Status I propose the Lady Æthelflæd as ruler of Mercia." Eardwulf - Brother † She ended up getting injured during the siege and Finan rushed to help her, and the pair seemed to have grown close. Æthelred remarks that relics of St. Oswald are already working in his favor. Eadith advises Eardwulf to tell the king the truth and persuade him to defend his kingdom. Æthelflæd has come to make good on her claim to reward Eadith for delivering the message to Uhtred. Asser, a monk with a strong animosity towards Uhtred, took the sword after the Battle of Tettenhall and has had it taken to Wealas. The first series of eight episodes premiered on 10 October 2015 on BBC America, and on BBC Two in the UK on 22 October 2015. Eadith has proof off his crime. Eadith proposes they take her to a healer in Aegelesburg. Red The Last Kingdom: Uhtred comes across the 'Sickness' The Last Kingdom season five is on the way for Netflix and the previous season introduced a new character – Eadith (played by Stefanie Martini). She detests him however. She was a Briton shadow queen ("gwrach" or sorceress) from Cornwalum who was married to a minor petty king named Peredur who kept her virginity in the belief that it maintained her powers of prophecy. The series is based on The Saxon Stories by Bernard Cornwell, with season five drawing inspiration from Warriors of the Storm and The Flame Bearer. Status The show is an adaption of Bernard … With a series like The Last Kingdom , every aspect of the production is an incredibly lengthy process, which means we won’t be seeing the fifth season until the very end of 2021, potentially even the start of 2022. This is an opportunity to regain their influence. Other times, he isn’t sure. Eadith chooses to be loyal to Uhtred and Æthelflæd because she believes in what they are doing. Edward tells Eadith to prepare the body and tell her brother that the betrothal will happen imminently. ("Episode 4.1"), Mercia; Eardwulf, Æthelred, and Eadith lead a group of warriors to conquer East Anglia. He’s collecting all the bones of their beloved Saint as a good omen to signal to the Mercian people that he shall restore their lands to greatness. ("Episode 4.6"), As they ride through the woods, hungry villagers rip the bread that Stiorra is eating right from her hands., Eadith is a noble; she was born to an ealdorman of. "Eadith is a bit different in terms of what she’s wearing she stands out compared to the other women.". She was the mistress of Lord Æthelred and is the younger sister of Eardwulf who was the commander of Lord Æthelred's household guards. She’s getting a fever, so Osferth gives her something to drink. ("Episode 4.10"). So now, he must tell the king the truth about Mercia. Æthelred - Lover †Finan - Potential Love Interest. Eardwulf only asks that he remain in charge of the king’s armies and to restore his family’s name. The king will simply think that Eardwulf died in battle. Should Ælfwynn die, they’ll be to blame as it’s believed that only sinners catch the sickness. The Last Kingdom season 5: Will Finan's backstory be told? Eardwulf hands Æthelred a sword that they ripped from the hands of an ugly Dane named Ulf. Finan and Sihtric go to investigate. Unfortunately, they are tracked down by Eardwulf and his guards. Express. The Last Kingdom season 5: Finan and Eadith could start a relationship, The Last Kingdom season 5: Mark Rowley as Finan. She enters the room, as does Edward and Æthelflæd soon thereafter. newspaper archive. Eardwulf suggests they leave quietly, before the Ealdorman can disapprove. © Carnival Film & Television Limited 2016 | a division of NBCUniversal International Studios | Terms & Conditions | Privacy Policy King Æthelred is carted back to camp. Eadith truthfully tells him that he is in fact dying. Then he's the one worried about her going into the siege and is just stood there thinking about her when she has gone. The first series of eight episodes premiered on 10 October 2015 on BBC America, and on BBC Two in the UK on 22 October 2015. See today's front and back pages, download the newspaper, READ MORE: The Last Kingdom season 5: Will Finan's backstory be told? The Danes are being smoked out. He wonders why Eadith didn’t betray them when she had the chance. The Last Kingdom season 4: Aelfric’s return, Uhtred’s doomed romance and more hints from new trailer The Last Kingdom series 3 confirmed – historical drama to air exclusively on Netflix Eardwulf explains that all would be lost if he hadn’t. She displayed the courage and spirit of a true warrior. Aelswith, Aethelhelm, Aelflaed and Edward's children are imprisoned. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. Æthelflæd arrives and apologizes for ever doubting Eadith. In the books, Eadith in fact ends up in a relationship with Uhtred, so it will be interesting to see whether the series stays true to the source material. Hair He suspects there may even be bodies laying in the fields. She asks if his Gods look down on him from the Heavens. ("Episode 4.5"), Eardwulf tells Æthelred that he’s been chosen as the successor. Meaning Eardwulf was tricked by Hæsten, who gave him false information. Nicbooful said: "I believe she will get with Finan. He shall only have her when the time is right. ("Episode 4.4"), Mercia; Eardwulf returns from battle. ("Episode 4.5"), Æthelred holds Eadith’s hand and demands that she do not leave his room. Sihtric asks for his blade back from Æthelstan. He had been banished from Ireland as he was caught having a secret affair with his brother's wife, and fans are yet to learn more about his backstory. He promised Æthelflæd that he would not act without her. There is benefit in delaying their return however. They find themselves in a swamp filled with dead bodies, certainly the result of the sickness. Æthelred says he’ll consider it after Eardwulf takes all of East Anglia. However, the king will not agree to it. ("Episode 4.9"), Outside Winchester, Wessex; Uhtred, Finan, Osferth, Sihtric, and Eadith arrive outside of Winchester. Before leaving, Æthelflæd tells Eadith to find Uhtred on the road to Ceaster and tell him to meet Æthelflæd at the ruins of Saint Milburg’s Priory. With Alexander Dreymon, Finn Elliot, Arnas Fedaravicius, Mark Rowley. The Last Kingdom: Eadith joined season 4 (Image: Netflix) Knotjust said: "It seems weirdly out of character for him. Deceased While he’s gone, Eadith frees Sihtric and Pyrlig.