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Æthelberht [St Æthelberht, Ethelbert]locked

(779/80–794)
  • Andy Todd

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Æthelberht [St Æthelberht, Ethelbert] (779/80–794), king of the East Angles, was the son of King Æthelred of the East Angles and was executed in 794 by order of King Offa of Mercia, as a result of which he came to be regarded as a royal martyr. His cult, which probably started life as a focus for resistance to ...

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English Historical Review