Aethelberht
or Ethelbert or Aedilberct biographical name died 616 king of Kent (560-616)

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  • Aethelberht —   [ æθəlbɛrçt], Ethelbert, König von Kent (seit 560), ✝ 616; ein Bretwalda, ließ erstmals germanisches Recht in der Volkssprache kodifizieren; erlaubte 596/597 Augustinus von Canterbury die Mission und nahm selbst das Christentum an …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Aethelberht — ▪ king of Wessex died 865/866  king of the West Saxons, or Wessex, who succeeded to the subkingdom of Kent during the lifetime of his father Aethelwulf and retained it until the death of his elder brother Aethelbald in 860, when he became sole… …   Universalium

  • Aethelberht I of Kent — (d. 616)    A powerful and important king of Kent, in southern England. Although he was recognized by his English contemporaries as the leading power in the south, his marriage to a Frankish princess brought little excitement from continental… …   Encyclopedia of Barbarian Europe

  • Aethelberht I — ▪ king of Kent died Feb. 24, 616 or 618       king of Kent (560–616) who issued the first extant code of Anglo Saxon laws. Reflecting some continental influence, the code established the legal position of the clergy and instituted many secular… …   Universalium

  • AEthelberht II d'Est-Anglie — Æthelberht II d Est Anglie Pour les articles homonymes, voir Ethelbert. Æthelberht ou saint Ethelbert, mort le 20 mai 794 à Sutton Wells dans l Herefordshire, fut roi de l Est Anglie. Historoire et tradition hagiographique Son règne débuta peut… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Aethelberht II d'Est-Anglie — Æthelberht II d Est Anglie Pour les articles homonymes, voir Ethelbert. Æthelberht ou saint Ethelbert, mort le 20 mai 794 à Sutton Wells dans l Herefordshire, fut roi de l Est Anglie. Historoire et tradition hagiographique Son règne débuta peut… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Etelberto — (Aethelberht) ► (m. 616) Rey de Kent en 560 616. En 597 se convirtió e hizo de Canterbury (Durovernum), su capital, el centro de la Inglaterra cristiana. (Aethelberht) ► (m. 865) Rey de Wessex en 860 865, hijo de Etelwulfo. Tuvo que hacer frente… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • St. Augustine of Canterbury —     St. Augustine of Canterbury     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► St. Augustine of Canterbury     First Archbishop of Canterbury, Apostle of the English; date of birth unknown; d. 26 May, 604. Symbols: cope, pallium, and mitre as Bishop of Canterbury …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Anglo-Saxons —    Germanic peoples who invaded England in the fifth century, the Anglo Saxons formed enduring institutions and cultural and religious traditions that remained an important part of English society even after their ultimate defeat by William the… …   Encyclopedia of Barbarian Europe

  • Alcuin of York — (c. 730/735 804)    An Anglo Saxon scholar, trained in the tradition of the Venerable Bede, Alcuin was the most important and influential of Charlemagne s court scholars. As one of Charlemagne s most trusted advisors, Alcuin participated in… …   Encyclopedia of Barbarian Europe

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