Creoda, King of Mercia (c.521 - c.593) MP

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Birthplace: Ancient Saxony, Northern Germany
Death: Died
Occupation: King of Mercia, Ruled c585-c593, Roi, de Mercie, 585, King of Mercia - see http://www.rpi.edu/~holmes/Hobbies/Genealogy/ps17/ps17_217.htm
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About Creoda, King of Mercia

Creoda (or Crida) (c. 540 [1] - 593) was the first monarch of Mercia (584 - 593).

Creoda is recorded as having been the son of Cynewald, the grandson of Cnebba, and the great-grandson of Icel; consequently, members of the Mercian royal line were known as Iclingas. Although this suggests that Creoda was only a fourth-generation descendant of the first Angles in England, the sources nevertheless record him as having been the first ruler of the Kingdom of Mercia. One explanation for this is that the Mercians had initially settled further east and only moved into the area of what became known as Mercia in the time of Creoda.

Like most of the early Anglo-Saxon kings, very little is known about his life. The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle records his death in the year 593.

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B: UNKNOWN

D: abt 0593

S: Acceded about 585.

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ID: I102190

Name: CREODA

Prefix: MIERCNA CUNING

Sex: M

Birth: Bef 555 CE

Death: Abt 593 CE 1

Event: Miercna Cyning Coronation Abt 585 CE

Change Date: 14 Jan 2009 at 16:57

Father: CYNEWALD b: Bef 540 CE

Marriage 1 Spouse Unknown

Married:

Change Date: 14 Jan 2009

Children

PYBBA b: 570 CE in , Mercia, England
CEORL MIERCNA b: Abt 570 CE

Sources:

Abbrev: Sutton Folk Family Tree 3175463.ged

Title: Sutton Folk Family Tree

Sutton Folk Family Tree 3175463.ged

Author: Folk, Linda Sutton

Publication: www.worldconnect.rootsweb.com

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Creoda (or Crida) (c. 540 [1] - 593) was the first monarch of Mercia (584 - 593).

Creoda is recorded as having been the son of Cynewald, the grandson of Cnebba, and the great-grandson of Icel; consequently, members of the Mercian royal line were known as Iclingas. Although this suggests that Creoda was only a fourth-generation descendant of the first Angles in England, the sources nevertheless record him as having been the first ruler of the Kingdom of Mercia. One explanation for this is that the Mercians had initially settled further east and only moved into the area of what became known as Mercia in the time of Creoda.

Like most of the early Anglo-Saxon kings, very little is known about his life. The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle records his death in the year 593.

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B: UNKNOWN

D: abt 0593

S: Acceded about 585.

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Creoda, King of Mercia's Timeline

521
521
Ancient Saxony, Northern Germany
570
570
Age 49
Mercia, England
585
585
Age 64
585
Age 64
585
Age 64
593
593
Age 72
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