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About Cynewise

Cynewise (?) (1)

F, #175366

Last Edited=27 Nov 2005

    Cynewise (?) married Penda, King of Mercia, son of Pybba (?).

Children of Cynewise (?) and Penda, King of Mercia

-1. Wulfhere, King of Mercia+ d. 675 (2)

-2. Æthelred I, King of Mercia+ d. c 716 (2)

-3. Peada (?) d. Apr 656 (1)

-4. Cyneburh (?) (2)

Forrás / Source:

Penda remained a Pagan throughout his life but, by his wife, Cunewise, he fathered a large family who all became Christian: Peada, King of Middle Anglia; Wulfhere and Aethelred, eventually Kings of Mercia; Merewalh, King of Magonset; St. Cuneburga, wife of King Alcfrith of Deira and Abbess of Castor; St. Cuneswith; St. Cunethrith of Castor; St. Edith of Aylesbury; St. Edburga of Bicester; and Wilburga, wife of King Frithuwold of Surrey.