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(fl. 811–c. 827)
  • S. E. Kelly


Cwenthryth (fl. 811–c. 827), abbess, was the daughter of Cenwulf, king of the Mercians (d. 821), and abbess of Winchcombe Minster in the west of Mercia and of Minster in Thanet in Kent. In 811 she witnessed one of her father's diplomas as 'the king's daughter' (...

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