Compendium of British Office Holders by Timothy Venning

By Timothy Venning

The Compendium of British place of work Holders presents a entire consultant to holders of British Political, Administrative, army and Ecclesiastical places of work because the Roman conquest, giving names, dates and the size workplaces have been held for governmental positions. it's the first such choice of this sort of learn info considering the fact that Haydn's Dictionary of Dates used to be released again in 1894 and may give you the reader with speedy and simple entry to express actual details for study.

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Sovereigns of Anglo-Saxon England  Name Accession Death/dep. ) Eadbert Praen    Cuthred    ? Prince of Wessex  ? Ethelbert of Wessex   (all Wessex ) (Annexation by Mercia) (Annexation by Mercia) Baldred (Annexation by Wessex)  Kings of the East Saxons A fairly strong kingdom in the late Cth and early Cth, ruling the Thames valley; Surrey (‘South Region’) was its southern province. Sledda, married to the sister of Ethelbert of Kent, and his son Saeberht were dependant allies of Kent; Ethelbert sponsored the kingdom’s first conversion to Christianity in his nephew’s reign.

Early Cth Cissa trad.  ?   k.  Berthun   k.  Andhun   k. – Sovereigns of Anglo-Saxon England Name Accession Death/dep. s ?   (Mercian suzereignty) Kings of the East Angles Royal line of the ‘Wuffingas’. It is significant that in the later Cth one ruler, Totila/Tytila, was named for the current hero leading the Goths successfully against Eastern Roman armies in Italy. In the early Cth Raedwald was recognised as the most powerful ruler in southern England after he overthrew Ethelfrith of Northumbria; Bede calls him ‘Bretwalda’ after the death of Ethelbert of Kent.

Owain’s effective rule was ended by English reconquest of his last domains around , but his subsequent whereabouts and date of death are uncertain. . Rulers of Meirionydd A sub-kingdom of Gwynedd throughout its history. Ruled by a line of kings descended from the eponymous Meirion, allegedly the grandson of Cunedda. The only definite dates connected with these obscure rulers are the deaths in battle of Idris, Brochmael, and Cynan; the mountain of ‘Cader Idris’ was called after the former.

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