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It declined after the death of Offa in 796 and was eventually absorbed by Wessex.
In 873, King Burhred was driven out by the Danes who settled in East Mercia in 877, leaving West Mercia to Ceolwulf, their puppet king.
The later kings are also credited as the first kings of all England but Wessex declined after the death of Edgar in 975 and the throne was later lost to Danish invaders.
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  Chapter 5: Anglo-Saxon Mercia
The area occupied by the Hwiccii later formed one of the five earldoms of the kingdom of Mercia.
Mercia occupied the upper basin of the Trent River and later almost all of southern England.
Wybba, son of Creoda, was the second king of Mercia.
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 Mercia
Mercia (Old English ''Mierce'' – "border people") was one of the kingdoms of the Anglo-Saxon heptarchy, centred on the valley of the River Trent and its tributaries in what is now the Midlands of England.
The term survives today in the name of the West Mercia Constabulary, commercial radio station Mercia FM in Coventry, and also in the new British Army infantry regiments, the Mercian Regiment and the Mercia Rifles.
Cearl, a kinsman of Creoda, followed Pybba in 606 ; in 615, Cearl gave his daughter Cwenburga in marriage to Edwin, king of Deira whom he had sheltered while he was an exiled prince.
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 Creoda of Mercia
Creoda (or Crida) (died 593) was an early King of Mercia (c.
Creoda is recorded as having been the son of Cynewald, the grandson of Cnebba, and the great-grandson of Icel; consequently, members of the Mercian royal line were known as Iclingas.
Although this suggests that Creoda was only a fourth-generation descendant of the first Angles in England, the sources nevertheless record him as having been the first ruler of the Kingdom of Mercia.
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 Mercia
Mercia was one of the kingdoms of the Anglo-Saxon Heptarchy, in what is now England, in the region of the Midlands.
The earliest known king of Mercia was named Creoda, said to be the son of Ici.
Cearl, a kinsman of Creoda suceeded Pybba in 606; in 615, he gave his daughter Cwenburga in marriage to Edwin, king of Deira whom he had sheltered while he was a exiled prince.
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 Mercia - Cunnan
Mercia was one of the pre-Conquest Anglo-Saxon kingdoms of England.
Its centre was in the valley of the River Trent, and its tributaries, but later it grew to extend from the Humber to the Thames, and west to the borders of Wales.
Later, in 853, the kingdoms allied to "conquer" North Wales, and the Mercian king married the daughter of Ethelwulf, King of the West Saxons.
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 Mercia sometimes spelled Mierce was one of the kingdoms of...
Mercia sometimes spelled Mierce was one of the kingdoms of...
"Mercia", sometimes spelled "Mierce", was one of the kingdoms of the Anglo-Saxon Anglo-Saxon heptarchy heptarchy, in what is now England England, in the region of the Midlands Midlands, with its heart in the valley of the Trent Trent and its tributary streams.
The Danes drove Burgred, the last king of Mercia from his kingdom in 874 874 and in 886 886, the eastern part of the kingdom became part of the Danelaw Danelaw, while the western portion was occupied by Wessex Wessex.
www.biodatabase.de /Mercia   (1223 words)

  
 Kingdoms of the Anglo-Saxons - Iclingas & Mercians
From circa AD 520, and the beginnings of the East Engle domination of the eastern coast, this band of Angles gradually moved into the East Midlands, alongside other groups who eventually came to be known as the Middil Engle.
Mercia is by now recognised as the overlord of the Ciltern Saxons and the Suther-ge.
By this time, Mercia had absorbed the Saxon kingdoms of the Wrocenset and Magonset (occupying the rest of the territory of former British Pengwern) to the west, and were dominant over the Middle Angles to the east.
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 Creoda of Mercia Information
Creoda is recorded as having been the son of Cynewald, the grandson of Cnebba, and the great-grandson of Icel; consequently, members of the Mercian royal line were known as Iclingas.
Although this suggests that Creoda was only a fourth-generation descendant of the first Angles in England, the sources nevertheless record him as having been the first ruler of the Kingdom of Mercia.
One explanation for this is that the Mercians had initially settled further east and only moved into the area of what became known as Mercia in the time of Creoda.
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 Reference.com/Encyclopedia/Mercia
Mercia ("border people") was one of the kingdoms of the Anglo-Saxon heptarchy, centred on the valley of the River Trent and its tributaries in what is now the Midlands of England.
The next two kings, Æthelred and Cenred son of Wulfhere, are better known for their religious activities; the king who succeeded them (in 709), Ceolred, is said in a letter of Saint Boniface to have been a dissolute youth who died insane.
Ethelfleda freely gave London and Oxford to her brother in Wessex as a token of loyalty, and concentrated on fortifying Mercia's existing borders — east towards Nottingham, north to Chester, along the Welsh marches, and down to the Severn estuary.
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 Mercia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Kingdom of Mercia at its greatest extent (7th to 9th centuries) is shown in green, with the original core area (6th century) given a darker tint.
Mercia (Old English: Mierce, "border people") was one of the kingdoms of the Anglo-Saxon heptarchy, centred on the valley of the River Trent and its tributaries in what is now the Midlands of England.
Alban, a yellow saltire on a blue field, was adopted by Mercia after Christianisation; it is still flown from the tower at Tamworth Castle, the historical capital of the kingdom.
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 Mercia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Mercia's influence probably reached its zenith during the reign of Offa in the latter half of the 8th century.
Penda was the son of Pybba, Pybba of Creoda, Creoda of Cynewald, Cynewald of Cnebba, Cnebba of Icel, Icel of Eomer, Eomer of Angelthew, Angelthew of Offa, Offa of Wearmund, Wearmund of Whitley, Whitley of Woden."
In 903, the East Anglian Danes ransacked Mercia and northern Wessex, incited by the rebel Æthelwold, cousin of Edward (Alfred's son and successor).
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 OMACL: The Life of King Alfred: Part 1
There was in Mercia, in recent times, a certain valiant king, who was feared by all the kings and neighbouring states around.
Immediately on their approach, Burhred, king of Mercia, and all the nobles of that nation, sent messengers to Ethelred, king of the West-Saxons, and his brother Alfred, suppliantly entreating them to come and aid them in fighting against the aforesaid army.
In the same year the army of pagans, leaving Wareham, partly on horseback and partly by water, arrived at Suanewic, where one hundred and twenty of their ships were lost; (25) and king Alfred pursued their land-army as far as Exeter; there he made a covenant with them, and took hostages that they would depart.
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 The Kingdom of Mercia | Mercia has risen
Wulfhere was initially successful in restoring the power of Mercia, but the end of his reign saw a serious defeat against Northumbria.
Following the murder of Æthelbald by one of his bodyguards in 757, a civil war followed, which was concluded with the victory of
Offa was forced to build the hegemony over the southern English of his predecessor anew, but he not only did so successfully, he became the greatest king Mercia ever knew.
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 A History of Mercia
Mercia was an Anglo-Saxon kingdom founded by some of the Germanic tribe of the Angles (in their own tongue Engles) based in the Midlands of what is now England sometime in the 6th century.
The origins of Mercia are lost in the period of the Anglo-Saxon migrations to Great Britain from 420 CE to 600 CE.
Creoda's death is placed at 593 CE due to an entry in the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle for that year listing the death of a Cryda.
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 Eomer at AllExperts
489) was, according to the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle, the great-great-grandfather of Creoda of Mercia, the first King of Mercia.
He is considered the ancestor to the Kings of Mercia.
Tolkien was an avid student of the history and language of Mercia, and based many of the names of Rohan on Mercian examples.
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 Mercia: Free Encyclopedia Articles at Questia.com Online Library
The victories of Egbert of Wessex in Mercia established him briefly as overlord.
In 874, Mercia weakly succumbed to the invading Danish army, and ultimately the eastern part became (886) a portion of the Danelaw, while the western part was controlled by Alfred of Wessex.
MERCIA mur sh, one of the kingdoms of Anglo-Saxon England...overlordship of England S of the Humber River.
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 Mercia information - Search.com
The general location of Mercia, along with the other peoples of Britain around the year 600.
The term survives today in the name of the West Mercia Constabulary, commercial radio station Mercia FM in Coventry, and also in that of the new British Army infantry regiment, the Mercian Regiment.
It is still flown from the tower at Tamworth Castle, the Historical Capital of the Kingdom.
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 Mercia
Mercia's neighbors included Northumbria, Powys, the kingdoms of southern Wales, Wessex, Sussex, Essex, and East Anglia.
Offa exerted himself to ensure that his son Ecgfrith would succeed him, but after his death in July 796, Ecgfrith survived for only five more months, and the kingdom passed to a distant relative named Coenwulf in December 796.
This hidage exists in several manuscript versions, some as late as the 14th century; it lists a number of peoples who have vanished, except for reminders in various place names.
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 Northvegr - Angliad
The first king of Mercia was Creoda, whose father was Cynewald, whose father was Cnebba, whose father was that Icel after whom the Mercian kings are called the Icelings.
Creoda had a son named Pubba, who had twelve sons, of whom two are better known, Penda and Eowa.
Penda, son of Pybba, reigned for ten years; he separated the kingdom of Mercia from the North, and slew by treachery Anna, king of the East Anglians, and Oswald, king of the Northumbrians.
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 EBK for Kids: Saxon Kingdom of Mercia
Mercia covered most of the midland counties of England.
The most famous Kings of Mercia were Penda and Offa.
They had their own local kings, but the King of Mercia was in charge.
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 Chronological Listing of the Kings of England
The kingdom of Mercia came to prominence under the great pagan warrior Penda, who was killed by Oswy of Northumbria in 654.
The greatest of the Mercian kings, Offa, ascended the throne in 757.
His grandson Raedwald, was the fourth Bretwalda, and is considered the king who was buried in the long-boat excavated at Sutton Hoo in 1939.
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 Cynewulf and Cyneheard Glossary
Creoda Cynewalding prop n: Creoda (father of Pybba) son of Cynewald
Cynewald Cnebing prop n: Cynewald (father of Creoda) son of Cnebba
Pybba Creoding prop n: Pybba (father of Eawa) son of Creoda
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 I21385: Creoda of Mercia (King of Mercia) (520 - 593)
I21385: Creoda of Mercia (King of Mercia) (520 - 593)
Ealhswith or Alswitha DE GAINSBOROUGH (Queen of England)
[2988] of Mercia; Founded the Nuns' minster at Winchester - Anglo-Saxon England, Sir Frank Stenton, p.
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