Aethelberht II

(c. 692—762) joint king of Kent

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Son of Wihtred, succeeded to the throne in 725, probably sharing power with his brother Eadberht. His last charter is dated 762 and he died later that year. A letter to St Boniface is extant, sending gifts and asking for a pair of falcons who would fearlessly attack cranes. He seems to have acknowledged Aethelbald of Mercia as overlord.

From The Kings and Queens of Britain in Oxford Reference.

Subjects: British History.

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