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Cuthredlocked

(d. 756)
  • Heather Edwards

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Cuthred (d. 756), king of the West Saxons, succeeded to the kingship on the death of Æthelheard in 740. In a charter of the previous year, Cuthred's name appears in the witness list directly after that of Æthelheard and before Queen Frithugyth, and this special position suggests that he was ...

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