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Ælle [Ælla]locked

(d. 867)
  • David Rollason


Ælle [Ælla] (d. 867), king of Northumbria, is an extremely obscure figure, owing to the lack of contemporary annals for ninth-century Northumbria. Only Symeon of Durham's Libellus de exordio … Dunelmensis ecclesie gives an implied date of 862 for his accession, stating that 867 was the fifth year of his reign. Although there are no coins in ...

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