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date: 22 February 2020


(d. 796)
  • S. E. Kelly


Offa (d. 796), king of the Mercians, rose to power during the brief period of civil war which followed the murder of King Æthelbald in 757. Offa was the son of Thingfrith, the son of Eanwulf; and Eanwulf was first cousin to Æthelbald...

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