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(d. 867)
  • David Rollason


Osberht (d. 867), king of Northumbria, is an extremely obscure figure, owing to the lack of contemporary annals for ninth-century Northumbria. Writing in the thirteenth century, Roger of Wendover represented him as succeeding to the throne in 848, reigning for eighteen years, and being deposed (presumably in 866) in favour of ...

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