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kings of the Hwiccelocked

(act. c. 670–c. 780)
  • Patrick Sims-Williams

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kings of the Hwicce (act.c. 670–c. 780), ruled over a people in the west midlands, in what is now Gloucestershire, Worcestershire, and part of Warwickshire. The kingdom of the Hwicce, assessed at 7000 hides in the short seventh- or eighth-century text known as the ...

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P. H. Sawyer, , Royal Historical Society Guides and Handbooks (1968)