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(d. 672)
  • Barbara Yorke


Cenwalh (d. 672), king of the Gewisse, was the son of King Cynegils, whom he succeeded in 642. Three years after his accession he was driven into exile by Penda of Mercia, because, according to Bede, he had previously repudiated his wife, Penda's...

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