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(d. 685)
  • S. E. Kelly


Hlothhere (d. 685), king of Kent, was the son of Eorcenberht (d. 664), king of Kent, and Seaxburh (d. c. 700), daughter of Anna, king of the East Angles, and later abbess of Ely. He succeeded to the kingship after the death of his brother ...

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