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date: 20 October 2019

Rædwald [Redwald]locked

(d. 616x27)
  • J. Campbell

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Rædwald [Redwald] (d. 616x27), king of the East Angles, is known almost exclusively from Bede's Historia ecclesiastica gentis Anglorum. The first recorded East Anglian king, he may have had kingly predecessors, including Tytilus who Bede says was his father. He succeeded to the kingship in the late sixth or early seventh century. ...

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Bede, ed. and trans. B. Colgrave & R. A. B. Mynors, OMT (1969); repr. (1991)