West Saxons

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List Of Anglo-Welsh Wars - Sixth Century
... Pagan Anglo-Saxon tribes conquer southern Britain capturing London, Colchester, Silchester, Chichester, Winchester, Grantchester, Leicester, Gloucester, Cirencester, Bath, York, Lincoln and Canterbury among ... c.509 Battle of Natanleod – the West Saxons led by Cerdic defeat the Britons at Netley, Hampshire. 527 Battle of Cerdicesleag – the West Saxons led by Cerdic and his son Cynric defeat the Britons ...
Burghal Hidage - List of Burhs
... says as follows “That is all 27 and 70 which belong to it and 30 to the West Saxons ... Hill then turns to the second part of the final sentence “and 30 to the West Saxons”, this too is glossed as ‘30,000’ by the copyist ‘6’ so that it seems to refer to ... not of “the West Saxons”, so is not included in the grand total (adjusted total 27,071) seemingly spot on for the final ‘B’ sentence/statement ...
Cædwalla Of Wessex - West Saxon Territory in The 680s
... In the late 7th century, the West Saxons occupied an area in the west of southern England, though the exact boundaries are difficult to define ... To their west was the native British kingdom of Dumnonia, in what is now Devon and Cornwall ... along the frontier with Wessex, though the West Saxons did not recover the territorial gains Wulfhere had made ...
Cynegils Of Wessex
... on the counties of Hampshire, Dorset, Somerset, and Wiltshire, but the evidence of the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle is that the kingdom of Cynegils was located on the upper ... grouping known as the Gewisse, a term used by Bede for the West Saxons, lay on the frontier between the later kingdoms of Wessex and Mercia ... Cynegils is variously described in West Saxon sources as being a son of Ceolwulf, a son of Ceol brother of Ceolwulf, a son of Ceola son of Cutha, a son of Cuthwine son of Ceawlin, and a son of Cuthwulf son ...
Penda Of Mercia - Descent, Beginning of Reign, and Battle With The West Saxons
... The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle gives his descent as follows According to the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle, Penda became king in 626, ruled for 30 years, and was 50 years old at the time of his accession ... of Penda's reign come from three different sources, and none of them are Mercian (they are West Saxon, Northumbrian, and Welsh), they may merely reflect ... light of the Chronicle's record of a battle between Penda and the West Saxons under their kings Cynegils and Cwichelm taking place at Cirencester in 628 ...

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