King Egbert and the Treaty of Dore.
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Published by Dore Village Society in (Sheffield, Eng.) .
Written in English


  • Egbert, -- King of Mercia, -- 839.,
  • Great Britain -- History -- Anglo-Saxon period, 449-1066.

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Edition Notes

SeriesOccasional publication -- no. 1.
The Physical Object
Pagination8 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19361989M

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King Wiglaf of Mercia fled and the Wessex armies moved still further north to threaten Northumbria. Their King, Enred, was defeated at the battle of the River Dore and forced to recognise Egbert as his overlord. He is thus recorded in the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle as the eighth of the Bretwaldas. Following his conquest of Mercia, Egbert controls all of England south of the Humber: Egbert defeats the Northumbrian king at Dore near Sheffield: Wiglif of Mercia revolts against Wessex rule: Egbert subdues North Wales. He is recognized as overlord of other English kings: Egbert is defeated by the Danes at Carhampton in Somerset: Defeats . The written history of Dore can be traced back to the year and an entry (wrongly recorded as ) in the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle - “And Ecgbert led an army to Dore against the Northumbrians and they offered him obedience and concord and thereupon they separated” and thus King Ecgbert became “Our Lord of the whole English speaking race. Buy King Ecgbert and the Treaty of Dore by H. C. Hoffman (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : H. C. Hoffman.

The Treaty of Alfred and Guthrum - Sociolinguistic Background and Linguistic Analysis - Maria Melanie Meyer - Seminar Paper - English Language and Literature Studies - Linguistics - Publish your bachelor's or master's thesis, dissertation, term paper or essay. Ecgberht (/ – ), also spelled Egbert, Ecgbert, or Ecgbriht, was King of Wessex from until his death in His father was Ealhmund of Kent. In the s Ecgberht was forced into exile to Charlemagne 's court in the Frankish Empire by Offa of Mercia and Beorhtric of Wessex, but on Beorhtric's death in Ecgberht returned and took the : Ealhmund of Kent. Avenue; King Egbert Road and Totley Brook Road. If you think you could lend a hand regularly or as an occasional reserve, please ring Stella Wood on or John Baker on St John's Parish boundary stones Another boundary stone has been discovered following the item in the summer issue of Dore to Door. Mr Roy Bullen and Mrs Pat. Alfred 'The Great' (r. ) Born at Wantage, Berkshire, in , Alfred was the fifth son of Aethelwulf, king of the West Saxons. At their father's behest and by mutual agreement, Alfred's elder brothers succeeded to the kingship in turn, rather than endanger the kingdom by passing it to under-age children at a time when the country was.

Egbert was the first to officially be called as such.) Egbert was of stern stock, being descended from Wessex’s King Ine himself. Early on, he showed great ambition, so much so that Wessex’s current ruler, Beorhtric, got together with King Offa of Mercia and had Egbert shipped off to . Egbert was a son of Ealhmund, the Kentish king, and grandson of king Eafa of Wessex, but not the heir apparent to the Wessex throne. Before reaching Egbert, the crown adorned the heads of Cynewulf and Beothric, whose rule began after the murder of Cynewulf in AD After the murder of King Cynewulf, Egbert's kinsman Beothric was elected to take the vacant throne of Wessex in However, Egbert who considered himself to have a better claim, contested his right. Egbert was forced to take refuge at the court of the powerful Offa. Egbert of Wessex: | | | Egbert | | | | ||| World Heritage Encyclopedia, the aggregation of the largest online encyclopedias available, and the most definitive.