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Roger De Hoveden The Annals vol.1., From A.D. 732 To A.D. 1180.


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Roger De Hoveden
The Annals vol.1., From A.D. 732 To A.D. 1180.
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A.i). 500. TUE KINGS OF WESSEX. 39 All England bewailed the youthful age of Ethelbald, and there was great mourning for him ; he was buried at Sherburne, and England was afterwards sensible what a loss she had experienced in him. Ethelbert, the brother of the above-mentioned Icing, reigned after him in Wessex, having been previously king of Kent. In his days a naval force came, and having attacked Winchester, destroyed it; thus "fell the ancient city that for many a year had borne the sway." Ethelbert, dying ten years after, was succeeded by Ethelred, who, after reigning six years, was succeeded by king Alfred, whose reign lasted twenty-eight years. His genealogy, together with his actions and the events of his time, are described below. THE KINGS OF WESSEX. CEEDIC reigned five years. KEXBIC, his son, reigned twcntyr-six years. CHENLING, his son, reigned thirty-one years. CHELEIC reigned six years. CHELWTJLPH reigned fourteen years. KrxiGLis, who was a Christian, reigned one year. He was baptized by Saint Birinus. KENWALD, his son, reigned thirty-one years. SEXBUEGA, the queen, reigned one year. ESCWIN reigned two years. KENTWLN reigned nine years. CEDWAIXA reigned two years; and died at Rome, while wearing the white garments.63 ΙΝΑ reigned thirty-six years, and afterwards died at Rome. ADEIABJD reigned thirteen years. • CHUTEED reigned sixteen years. SIGEBEEI, a cruel man, reigned one year, and was expelled. KiNEWTJLPn reigned twenty-six years, and was afterwards slain. · BEITHEIC reigned sixteen years. In his reign the Danes first came to England. EGBEET reigned thirty-five years. He was monarch of all England. ETHELWUXPH reigned eighteen years. 52 The white or initiatory garments of the novice, or intended monk.

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