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kings of Kentlocked

(act. c. 450–c. 590)
  • Barbara Yorke


kings of Kent (act.c. 450–c. 590), rulers in Kent, held power in the Anglo-Saxon kingdom roughly coterminous with the modern county of Kent, from its foundation to the accession of King Æthelberht I (d. 616?). The traditional founders of the Kentish royal house are the two brothers ...

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D. Whitelock, D. C. Douglas, & S. I. Tucker, eds. and trans., (1961)