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  Aethelred of Mercia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Æthelred (died 716) was King of Mercia from 675 to 704.
In a battle on the banks of the Trent in 679, the king of Mercia was victorious and regained the province.
Aelfwine, the brother of Ecgfrith, was slain on this occasion, but at the intervention of Theodore, archbishop of Canterbury, Æthelred agreed to pay a weregild for the Northumbrian prince and so prevented further hostilities.
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 Earl Aethelred of Mercia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
His title was "Lord of the Mercians", and although he retained many attributes of a king, he was subject to the power of his close ally Wessex.
As Alfred reconquered the Danelaw, it was useful to place the heir to the divided Kingdom of Mercia in control of its former eastern region.
Aethelred was recorded as fighting many battles against the Welsh, and at one point Brochwael of Gwent appealed to Alfred for help against him.
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 Cenred of Mercia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Cenred (or Coenred, Coinred, Kenred) ruled the Anglo-Saxon kingdom of Mercia from 704 to 709.
The son of Wulfhere, he was probably too young to succeed to the throne when Wulfhere died in 675, and so his uncle Aethelred ruled until 704, when he abdicated.
According to Bede, Cenred abdicated in favor of Aethelred's son Ceolred after four years, went with Offa (said to be a West Saxon ruler) to Rome and was made a monk by Pope Constantine.
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 THEODORE (I.-III.) - LoveToKnow Article on THEODORE (I.-III.)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Bede also declares that he was the first archbishop to whom all the " church of the Angles " submitted.
From the first he seems to have ignored the scheme for a separate province of York, but he reorganized the episcopate, assigning Bisi to East Anglia, Putta to Rochester, Hloth-here to Wessex, and Ceadda after reconsecration to Mercia.
This led to a quarrel with Wilfrid which was not finally settled until 686-687.
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 Earl Aethelred of Mercia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
As Alfred reconquered the Danelaw, it was useful to place the heir to the destroyed Kingdom of Mercia in control of its former area: this allowed the expansion of the Kingdom of Wessex to appear as the liberation of areas conquered by the Danes.
Aethelred was recorded as fighting many battles against the Welsh, and at one point appealed to Alfred for help against him.
Towards the end of his life, he allowed Ethelfleda to exercise many of his powers, and when he died she succeeded him.
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 Wulfhere of Mercia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
He restored the power of Mercia after its disastrous defeat at the Battle of Winwaed.
Outside Mercia, he did something to induce the Kingdom of EssexEast and the Kingdom of SussexSouth Saxons to accept Christianity, and is said to have founded one or two monasterymonasteries/.
Wulfhere's wife was Eormenhild, a daughter of Eorcenberht of KentEorcenberht, king of Kingdom of KentKent, and he was succeeded by his brother Aethelred of MerciaÆthelred.
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 Hwicce - Indopedia, the Indological knowledgebase
They were followed by a king named Osric, a contemporary of Æthelred of Mercia, and he by a king Oshere.
The district remained in possession of the rulers of Mercia until the fall of that kingdom.
Together with the rest of English Mercia it submitted to King Alfred about 877-883 under Earl Æthelred, who possibly himself belonged to the Hwicce.
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 KENT (KINGDOM) - LoveToKnow Article on KENT (KINGDOM)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The early part of Hlothhere's reign was disturbed by an invasion of Aethelred of Mercia.
The social organization of the Kentish nation was wholly different from that of Mercia and Wessex.
Moreover the wergeld of the ceorl, or ordinary freeman, was two or three times as great as that of the same class in Wessex and Mercia, and the same difference of treatment is found in all the compensations and fines relating to them.
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 Trevor Morgan: The Saga of Aethelflaed - Lady of the Mercians   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Aethelflaed - daughter of Alfred of Wessex and wife to Aethelred of Mercia
Aethelred - lord of Mercia later husband to Aethelflaed
Mercia - Saxon kingdom of the English midlands
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 Aethelred of Mercia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Æthelred (died 716) was List of monarchs of MerciaKing of Mercia from 675 to 704.
Aelfwine of DeiraAelfwine, the brother of Ecgfrith, was slain on this occasion, but at the intervention of Theodore of TarsusTheodore, archbishop of Canterbury, Æthelred agreed to pay a weregild/ for the Northumbrian prince and so prevented further hostilities.
He then became abbot of Bardney, and, according to Eddius, recommended Wilfrid to Cenred upon his return from Rome/.
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 EBK: St. Osthrith, Queen of Mercia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
A daughter of King Oswiu of Northumbria and his wife, St. Eanflaeda, she became a Queen herself upon her marriage to King Aethelred of Mercia in AD 679.
She was buried at Bardney and, seven years later, Aethelred decided to resign his throne to Coenred, the son of his elder brother, Wulfhere, and St.
Werburga of Mercia, who, in AD 709, succeeded his cousin, Coenred to the throne of Mercia.
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 GERMANIA: Visigoths, Ostrogoths, Vandals, Vikings, Orkney, etc.
Finally, in the south the Saxons, who would remain an important power on the continent, established the Kingdoms of the South Saxon, Sussex, of the East Saxons, Essex, and of the West Saxons, Wessex.
If a contemporary was betting on which English Kingdom would have dominated the others, Mercia might long have seemed the one poised to do so, as it was larger and bordered on most of the others.
After Offa, however, Mercia began to lose its grip and the advantage passed to Wessex.
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 Aethelred - Encyclopedia Glossary Meaning Explanation Aethelred   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Here you will find more informations about Aethelred.
If you find this encyclopedia or its sister projects useful,
Several persons of Anglo-Saxon England were named Æthelred or Ethelred:
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 ~*Aethelwulf "Earl" of Mercia/~*daughter of Aethelred   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Born: at: Risborough,Buckinghamshire,England 50-301,182, 063 (51-79, 80) Married: at: Died: Abt 903 at: Father:~*Aethelred "Eolderman" of Mercia Mother: ~*Eadburgh Other Spouses:
Name: ~*Aethelglyth of Mercia Born: at: 49-150,591,032 Married: at: Died: at: Spouses: ~*AEthelhelm "Eoldorman" of Wiltshire
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