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Burgred [Burhred]locked

(d. 874?)
  • S. E. Kelly


Burgred [Burhred] (d. 874?), king of the Mercians, succeeded to the kingship in 852, shortly after a serious Mercian defeat by a substantial viking force. It had been the West Saxon king Æthelwulf who had managed to drive off the vikings who had assaulted ...

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