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date: 22 January 2020


(d. c. 616)
  • Rosemary Cramp


Æthelfrith (d.c. 616), king of Northumbria, was the son of Æthelric. He succeeded to the throne of Bernicia in 592, and in 604 to the joint Northumbrian kingdom of Deira and Bernicia which he ruled until 616. His first wife was Bebba...

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