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Wiglaflocked

(fl. 827–c. 840)
  • S. E. Kelly

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Wiglaf (fl. 827–c. 840), king of the Mercians, succeeded to the kingdom in 827, in very difficult circumstances. His predecessors Beornwulf and Ludeca had been killed in battle against the East Angles in 826 and 827; at the same time, King Ecgberht of Wessex...

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D. Whitelock, D. C. Douglas, & S. I. Tucker, eds. and trans., (1961)
P. H. Sawyer, , Royal Historical Society Guides and Handbooks (1968)