Beonna Hun

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Are reported by Symeon of Durham to have shared rule in East Anglia after the death of Aelfwald in 749. He ran the first two together, producing a composite king called ‘Hunbeanna’. Florence of Worcester recorded that in 758 Beonna was king of East Anglia, and coins inscribed ‘Beorna’ have been found, particularly at Butley in Suffolk. The three were presumably sub-kings under Mercian overlordship.

Subjects: British History.

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