St Wystan (Wigstan, Wynstan)

(d. 850)

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(d. 850) Proclaimed king of Mercia in 840, Wystan appointed his mother, Ælfleda, regent, and withdrew from worldly affairs.

However, when his cousin, Berhtric, attempted to seize the throne, Wystan ...

Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).

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