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 Ethelbert, King of Kent

Ethelbert, King of Kent

Death 866 (aged 29–30)
Burial Sherborne, West Dorset District, Dorset, England
Plot Under the North Aisle
Memorial ID 3380 · View Source
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English King. He was born in Wessex England, as Ethelbert which is an Old English name meaning, “Noble Bright”. He was the third son of Æthelwulf and was crowned King of Kent after his father's death in 858 and as King of Wessex in 860. He died childless while on the throne in 866 and the kingship of the West Saxons was passed to his brother Æthelred.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith

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  • Added: 11 Aug 1998
  • Find A Grave Memorial 3380
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Ethelbert, King of Kent (836–866), Find A Grave Memorial no. 3380, citing Sherborne Abbey, Sherborne, West Dorset District, Dorset, England ; Maintained by Find A Grave .