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Alchfrith [Ealhfrith]locked

(fl. c. 655–c. 665)
  • Rosemary Cramp


Alchfrith [Ealhfrith] (fl.c. 655–c. 665), sub-king of Deira, was the son of Oswiu, king of Northumbria (d. 670), and of Rhiainfellt, granddaughter of Rhun, king of Rheged. He became sub-king of the Deirans under Oswiu, c.655, after the battle of ...

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