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Ecgfrithlocked

(645/6–685)
  • J. R. Maddicott

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Ecgfrith (645/6–685), king of Northumbria, was the elder son of Oswiu (611/12–670), king in Northumbria, and his wife, Eanflæd (b. 626, d. after 685), daughter of King Eadwine of Northumbria. Born in 645 or, less probably, in 646, he is first heard of in 655, at the time of the battle of the ...

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Bede, ed. and trans. B. Colgrave & R. A. B. Mynors, OMT (1969); repr. (1991)