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Cynethrythlocked

(fl. c. 770–798)
  • S. E. Kelly

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Cynethryth (fl.c. 770–798), queen of the Mercians and abbess of Cookham, was the wife of King Offa and the mother of his son and successor, Ecgfrith [see under Offa]. Her origins are unknown, as is the date of her marriage. She attested her husband's charters on a regular basis from ...

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