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Leofric, earl of Mercialocked

(d. 1057)
  • Ann Williams


Leofric, earl of Mercia (d. 1057), magnate, was the son of Leofwine, son of Ælfwine. Leofwine was created ealdorman by Æthelred II in 994. He retained his rank after the Danish conquest (AS chart., S 1384), though his eldest son, Northmann, was murdered at Christmas 1017, on ...

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