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Egbert, King of Wessex 802-839

Egbert, King of Wessex 802-839

Male 784 - 839  (55 years)

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  • Name Egbert  
    Suffix King of Wessex 802-839 
    Born 784  England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 4 Feb 839 
    Buried Winchester, Hampshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • As King of Wessex, Egbert inherited the mantle of 'bretwalda' - an Anglo-Saxon term meaning a ruler with overall superiority to other rulers - after the decline of Mercian power under Offa. He came to power in 802 and died in 839, but little else is known about his brief reign.

      http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Egbert_of_Wessex [2]
    Person ID I2716  Roy~Royes
    Last Modified 10 Feb 2010 

    Family Rhedburgha 
    Children 
    +1. Ethelwulf, King of Wessex 839-856
              b. 806, Wessex, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 13 Jan 0857/58, Stamridge, Wessex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years)
    Last Modified 28 Mar 2014 02:30:18 
    Family ID F1004  Family Group  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 784 - England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Winchester, Hampshire, England Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S109] Inferred, Bruce Roy.

    2. [S54] Official web site of the British Monarchy, Page16.