Coenwulf I, King of Mercia

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Birthplace: England
Death: 821
Basingwerk, Flintshire, Wales
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Son of Cuthbeorht, king of Mercia
Husband of Ælfthryth and Cynegyth
Father of Saint Ceonhelm / Cynehelm / Kenelme King of the Mercians; Cwenthryth, Abbess of Minster-in-Thanet and Burgenilda
Brother of Cuthræd, of Mercia and Ceolwulf I, king of Mercia & Kent

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About Coenwulf I, King of Mercia

Coenwulf (also spelled Cenwulf, Kenulf, or Kenwulph) was King of Mercia from December 796 until his death in 821. He was a descendant of a brother of King Penda, who had ruled Mercia in the middle of the 7th century. He succeeded Ecgfrith, the son of Offa.