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Origin of the name ELFRIC.
Etymology of the name ELFRIC.
Meaning of the baby name ELFRIC.

  

ELFRIC.  Anglo-Saxon Ælfric (q.v.), meaning "elf king." (The American Cyclopaedia, v.12, 1875).  Also see Alfric.

... In 992 we have the first of the long series of "inexplicable treasons" of Elfric, ealdorman of Hampshire and Berkshire. The king and all his witan had decided that all the ships that were of any value should be collected in London. The command of this naval armament was entrusted to Ealdorman Elfric, with three colleagues, two of whom were bishops, and they were ordered to intercept the invading host while still upon the high seas. But Elfric gave private warning to the Danish leaders, and on the evening before the day on which the battle was to have been fought, he stole away by himself from the fyrd,... (The Political History of England, Hunt-Poole, 1906)

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