Eadberht [Eadbert, Odberht] Præn
- S. E. Kelly
Eadberht [Eadbert, Odberht] Præn (fl. 796–798), king of Kent, came to power by taking advantage of the turmoil that followed the death of King Offa in 796. Since c.785 Offa had treated Kent as a province of the Mercian kingdom and had probably killed or driven out anyone with hereditary claims to the throne. ...