Æthelberht of Kent
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Who is Æthelberht of Kent?
æthelberht Of Kent a.k.a. Æthelberht of Kent: Æthelberht was King of Kent from about 558 or 560 until his death. The eighth-century monk Bede, in his Ecclesiastical History of the English People, lists Aethelberht as the third king to hold imperium over other Anglo-Saxon kingdoms. In the late ninth century Anglo-Saxon Chronicle Æthelberht is referred to as a bretwalda, or "Britain-ruler". He was the first English king to convert to Christianity.
- born in (1456 years ago), child of Eormenric of Kent
- religion: Christianity, Anglo-Saxon paganism
- Marriage with Bertha of Kent
- parent of
- died on (1399 years ago)
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