Penda sentence example

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  • After Oswald's defeat and death at the hands of Penda in 642 Bernicia fell to his brother Oswio, while Oswine son of Osric became king in Deira, though probably subject to Oswio.
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  • After Oswio's victory over Penda in 654-655 he annexed the northern part of Mercia to his kingdom and acquired a supremacy over the rest of England similar to that held by his predecessors.
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  • In 655 he was attacked by Penda, and, after an unsuccessful attempt to buy him off, defeated and slew the Mercian king at the battle of the Winwaed.
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  • He traced his descent from Pybba, the father of Penda, through Eowa, brother of that king, his own father's name being Thingferth.
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  • Shortly afterwards both brothers were slain by Penda of Mercia in his invasion of East Anglia, and Anna became king.
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  • In 654 Anna was slain by Penda of Mercia, and was succeeded by his brother 2Ethelhere, who was killed in 655 at the Winwaed, fighting for the Mercian king against Oswio of Northumbria.
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  • Cynegils' next struggle was with Penda of Mercia, and here again he was worsted, the battle being fought in 628 at Cirencester, and was probably compelled to surrender part of his kingdom to Mercia.
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  • The Chase is generally considered to have been the scene of the battle of Heathfield in 633, when King Edwin of Northumbria fell before the heathen King Penda of Mercia.
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  • These kings are also said'to have conie into collision with the Mercian king Penda, and it is possible that the province of the Hwicce was lost in their time.
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  • Cynegils was succeeded in 642 by his son Cenwalh, who married and subsequently divorced Penda's sister and was on that account expelled by that king.
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  • This was a foundation of Oswy, king of Northumbria, in 658, in fulfilment of a vow for a victory over Penda, king of Mercia.
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  • Leeds (Loidis, Ledes) is mentioned by Bede as the district where the Northumbrian kings had a royal vill in 627, and where Oswy, king of Northumbria, defeated Penda, king of the Mercians, in 665.
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  • In 6J3 Cadwallon of North Wales and Penda of Mercia rose against Edwin and slew him at Hatfield near Doncaster.
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  • The church that they founded struck root, as that of Paulinus and Edwin had failed to do, and was not wrecked even by Oswalds deatn in battle at the hands of Penda the Mercian, the one strong champion of heathenism that England produced.
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  • Penda, the last heathen king of Mercia, determined the size and strength of that state, by absorbing into it the territories of the other Anglian kingdoms of the Midlands, and probably also by carrying forward its western border beyond the Severn.
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  • In 633 Penda and Ceadwalla overthrew Edwin at Hatfield Chase; but after the defeat of the Welsh king at Oswald at "Hefenfelth" in 634, Mercia seems to have been for a time subject to Northumbria.
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  • In 642 Penda slew Oswald at a place called Maerfeld.
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  • In the reign of Penda the districts corresponding to Cheshire, Shropshire and Herefordshire were probably acquired, and he established his son Peada as a dependent prince in Middle Anglia.
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  • He seems to have been the most powerful and energetic king of Mercia between Penda and Offa.
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  • Its first prominent appearance in English history may be dated in the year 633, when the Mercian prince Penda joined the Welsh king Ceadwalla in overthrowing Edwin.
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  • According to the Saxon Chronicle, Penda began to reign in 626, and fought against the West Saxons at Cirencester in 628.
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  • During the reign of Oswald Penda clearly reigned under the suzerainty of that king.
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  • In 642, however, Oswald was slain by Penda in a battle at a place called Maserfeld, which has not been identified with certainty.
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  • During the early part of Oswio's reign the Northumbrian kingdom was repeatedly invaded and ravaged by the Mercians, and on one occasion (before 651) Penda besieged and almost captured the Northumbrian royal castle at Bamborough.
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  • The last of these counties is said some time later to have been under the government of another son of Penda, named Merewald.
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  • In 654 or 655 Penda again invaded Northumbria, with a huge army divided into thirty legiones, each under a royal prince, among whom were Æthelhere, king of East Anglia, and several Welsh kings.
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  • Peada, the eldest son of Penda, was allowed to govern the part south of the Trent, while north Mercia was put in charge of Northumbrian officials.
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  • Penda, although he did not prohibit the preaching of Christianity, had remained a heathen to the end of his life.
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  • On the death of Ecgfrith the throne passed to Coenwulf, a descendant of Pybba, father of Penda.
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  • In 654 or 655 Penda again invaded Northumbria, with a huge army divided into thirty legiones, each under a royal prince, among whom were Æthelhere, king of East Anglia, and several Welsh kings.
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  • Another Star Trek publication suggested her first name is "Penda", a Swahili verb-ending that means "to love".
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