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Eaba

Nicknames: "Eofa"
Birthdate:
Birthplace: Wessex, England
Death: Died in Wessex, England
Place of Burial: Bedford
Immediate Family:

Son of Eoppa and Unknown Wife Queen of Saxon Wessex Wessex
Husband of Alchilda of Northumbria Princess of Wessex, Princess of
Father of Ealhmund, Under King Of Kent

Occupation: King of Mercians in Anglo-Saxon England (757-796), Did not rule. Married a Kentish princess., Prins van Wessex, King of West Saxons, King of Kent, Did not rule.
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About Eaba

His father was Eoppa. It has been speculated that he married a Kentish princess (name unknown) because his son was given a Kentish name, Ealhmund, and is usually identified with the Ealhmund who occurs in Kent in the next generation. Eafa's son Ealhmund went on to be the father of Egbert, King of Wessex.

Eafa of Wessex was a member of the House of Wessex. Although recorded as a member of the direct male line from Cynric to Egbert. Eafa was never king due to usurpations by junior branches of the family (see House of Wessex family tree). . He was born c. 730 and his death date is unknown.

He married a Kentish princess (name unknown), thus giving his son Ealhmund a claim to the Kentish throne, which he duly occupied. Ealhmund went on to be the father of Egbert of Wessex, the first King of England.

EAFA10 (Eoppa9, Ingild8, Cenred7, Ceolwald6, Cutha5, Cuthwine4, Cealwine of WESSEX3, Cynric2, Cerdic1), son of (11) Eoppa9 _____, was born between 624 and 770, and died between 683 and 880. [65, 13, 9]

Did not rule.

Child: + 13 i. KING EAHLMUND11 OF KENT of Ashford, b. before 784.

B: Abt 0732 Of, , Wessex, England M: , , Wessex, England

Eafa (?) (1) M, #102697 Last Edited=8 Sep 2005

    Eafa (?) is the son of Eoppa (?). (2)

Child of Eafa (?) Ealhmund, Subregulus of Kent+ d. c 786 (2)

Forrás / Source: http://www.thepeerage.com/p10270.htm#i102697

Eaba (unknown) (I4370) Given Names: Eaba Sex: Male Birth about 0732 -- Of, , Wessex, England

Forrás / Source: http://www.wernerfamilyhistory.com/individual.php?pid=I4370&ged=werner3.ged

Eafa From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (Redirected from Eoffa de Wessex) Jump to: navigation, search Eafa of Wessex was a member of the House of Wessex. Although a member of the direct male line from Cynric to Egbert, Eafa was never king due to usurpations by junior branches of the family (see House of Wessex family tree). . He was born c. 730 and his death date is unknown.

His father was Eoppa. He married a Kentish princess (name unknown), thus giving his son Ealhmund a claim to the Kentish throne, which he duly occupied. Ealhmund went on to be the father of Egbert of Wessex, the first King of England.

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Eafa of Wessex was a member of the House of Wessex. Although a member of the direct male line from Cynric to Egbert, Eafa was never king due to usurpations by junior branches of the family (see House of Wessex family tree). . He was born c. 730 and his death date is unknown.

His father was Eoppa. He married a Kentish princess (name unknown), thus giving his son Ealhmund a claim to the Kentish throne, which he duly occupied. Ealhmund went on to be the father of Egbert of Wessex, the first King of England.

He was the King of Wessex --------------------

  • Eafa of Wessex

born 0732 Wessex, England died 0790 Mercia, England

father:

  • Eoppa Atheling of Wessex

born 0706 Wessex, England

mother: unknown

siblings: unknown

spouse:

  • daughter of Eadbert King of Kent

born 0736

children:

  • Ealhmund Under-King of Kent

born 0758 died 0788

biographical and/or anecdotal:

notes or source: ancestry.com

Eafa (?)1 M, #102697

Last Edited=8 Sep 2005

    Eafa (?) is the son of Eoppa (?).2

Child of Eafa (?) Ealhmund, Subregulus of Kent+ d. c 7862 Citations [S11] Alison Weir, Britain's Royal Family: A Complete Genealogy (London, U.K.: The Bodley Head, 1999), page 3. Hereinafter cited as Britain's Royal Family. [S52] G. S. P. Freeman-Grencville, The Queen's Lineage: from A.D. 495 to the Silver Jubilee of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II (London , U.K.: Rex Collings, 1977), page 2. Hereinafter cited as The Queen's Lineage.

-------------------- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eoffa_de_Wessex -------------------- http://www.thepeerage.com/p10270.htm#i102697 Eafa (?) ▼1 M, #102697 Last Edited=8 Sep 2005

    Eafa (?) is the son of Eoppa (?). ▼2

Child of Eafa (?) Ealhmund, Subregulus of Kent+ ▼2 d. c 786 -------------------- He married a Princess of Kent whose name is not known. -------------------- Ealhmund of Kent From Wikipedia Ealhmund was King of Kent in 784. The only contemporary evidence of him is an abstract of a charter dated in that year, in which Ealhmund granted land to the Abbot of Reculverdo. By the following year Offa of Mercia seems to have been ruling directly, as he issued a charter without any mention of a local king. There is a general consensus that he is identical to the Ealhmund found in two pedigrees in the Winchester (Parker) Chronicle , compiled during the reign of Alfred the Great . The genealogical preface to this manuscript, as well as the annal entry (covering years 855–859) describing the death of Æthelwulf , both make king Egbert of Wessex the son of an Ealhmund, who was son of Eafa, grandson of Eoppa, and great-grandson of Ingild, the brother of king Ine of Wessex , and descendant of founder Cerdic , and therefore a member of the House of Wessex (see House of Wessex family tree ). A further entry has been added in a later hand to the 784 annal, reporting Ealhmund's reign in Kent. Finally, in the Canterbury Bilingual Epitome , originally compiled after the Norman conquest of England , a later scribe has likewise added to the 784 annal not only Ealhmund's reign in Kent, but his explicit identification with the father Egbert. Based on this reconstruction, in which a Wessex scion became king of Kent, his own Kentish name and that of his son, Egbert, it has been suggested that his mother derived from the royal house of Kent, a connection dismissed by a recent critical review. It has likewise been suggested that Ealhmund might actually have been a Kentish royal scion, and that his pedigree was forged to give son Egbert the descent from Cerdic requisite to reigning in Wessex. -------------------- Title: Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists, 7th Edition, by Frederick Lewis Weis, additions by Walter Lee Shippard Jr., 1999

  1. Note: Page: 1-12

Offa became King of Mercia in AD 757, and, as a result of subsequent military successes, effectively ruled the whole of England south of the River Humber over a period. The date of his birth is unknown.

He was a devout Christian, a contemporary of Charlemagne, and founded the archdiocese of Lichfield with the approval of Pope Adrian I. His power spread over such a large part of England, that he prided himself to be the King of England; he was the only king of Western Europe to be regarded as an equal by Charlemagne. He introduced silver coinage in England, producing the first English silver pennies, as well as a copy of the gold dinar of the Abbasid caliph Al-Mansur dated 157AH, which differs from the original by adding the inscription OFFA REX. Since this coin contains the Arabic profession of faith in Allah, it has been cited by some as proof that Offa had converted to Islam. However, it is infinitely more likely that the coin was produced in order to trade with Islamic Spain, and the king, his engravers, and officials, simply copied the Arabic coin without any comprehension of what the inscriptions said (particularly since "OFFA REX" is upside down in relation to the Arabic script, and the word "year" is misspelled in Arabic).

Following the murder of his cousin, King Æthelbald in 757, Offa defeated and exiled Beornrad, Æthelbald's successor, thus seizing the throne of Mercia. A series of campaigns against the Kentish Saxons led eventually to the decisive Battle of Otford in 775. The Battle of Bensington in Oxfordshire ended the power of the West Saxons.

He is perhaps best known for Offa's Dyke, a great earthen wall between England and Wales. However, although this landmark is named after Offa, it is not known with certainty to what extent he was responsible for its construction. Some attribute the building of all or parts of the dyke to earlier periods.

Sir Frank M. Stenton in his authoritative history, Anglo-Saxon England, believed that Offa was perhaps the greatest king of the Anglo-Saxon kingdoms, the proof of his ability obscured by the lack of a historian to describe his achievements. "No other Anglo-Saxon king ever regarded the world at large with so secular a mind or so acute a political sense," writes Sir Frank.

Offa died July 26, 796. He had exerted himself to secure that his son Ecgfrith would succeed him, but Ecgfrith was able to hold onto the throne for only five months. After his death, Mercia fell into decline. Only a quarter of a century after his death (825), the role of leading English power passed to Wessex. -------------------- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Offa_of_Mercia -------------------- http://www.berndjosefjansen.de/daten2/daten2-00258.htm#BM4611

4611 Eafa von Wessex, Unterkönig in Kent, geboren um 732 (Religion: r.K.), gestorben 786. Unterkg. 784,

  • Sohn von Eoppa von Wessex (siehe 4612) und Edwyna von Kent (siehe 9339).
  • Verheiratet mit Alchilda von Northumberland (siehe 9338).
  • Aus dieser Ehe stammen: 1 Kind.

-------------------- http://washington.ancestryregister.com/WESSEX100006.htm#i6642 -------------------- Leo: Europäische Stammtafeln, J.A. Stargardt Verlag, Marburg, Schwennicke, Detlev (Ed.), Reference: II 77.

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Eaba's Timeline

732
732
Wessex, England
750
750
Age 18
Wessex, England
757
757
Age 25
Wessex,,,England
762
762
Age 30
Wessex, England
1911
June 20, 1911
Age 30
June 20, 1911
Age 30
1925
March 17, 1925
Age 30
March 17, 1925
Age 30
1953
December 18, 1953
Age 30
December 18, 1953
Age 30