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Subject: Re: Anglo-Saxon kings in England
Date: Wed, 24 May 2006 18:18:24 EDT
In a message dated 5/24/06 3:13:39 PM Pacific Daylight Time,
<< In a message dated 5/24/06 3:05:19 PM Pacific Daylight Time,
<< From roughly the years 500/600 there were several kingdoms in England.
Does anyone know whether any of these families (except the house of Wessex)
whether they have descendants that link to later times, preferably to the
Okay!! so my mind glossed over the part where Leo says "except the house of
Wessex..." so anyway...
Okay Leo I have that Edward King of England 901-24 was also a great-grandson
of Coenwulf, King of Mercia.
And Edward was a grandson of Ethelred of Mucel, Ealdorman of the Gainas
(which isn't Wessex either)
And his 2nd great-grandfather was actually the underking of Kent (which isn't
I wonder if Ealdorman Ordgar of Devonshire has any connection back to any of
these royal houses?
Then you have also Morcar of Northumbria, grandfather of Edward "Atheling" d
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