The Full Wiki

More info on Eadric of Kent

Eadric of Kent: Map


Wikipedia article:

Map showing all locations mentioned on Wikipedia article:

Eadric (died August 686?) was a King of Kent (685 - 686). He was the son of Ecgberht I.

Eadric was for a time co-ruler alongside his uncle Hlothhere, and a code of laws issued in both their names has survived. However, Eadric eventually revolted and defeated Hlothhere with the aid of the South Saxons. Hlothhere died of wounds received in battle on February 6, 685, and Eadric became sole ruler. It was not long, however, before Kent faced the overwhelming invasion of the West Saxonsmarker under Caedwalla. Eadric was still reigning in June 686 [55562]. A Frankish annal records his death on 31 August 687.

See also

Embed code:

Got something to say? Make a comment.
Your name
Your email address