Penda "the Strong", king of Mercia

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Birthplace: Mercia, UK
Death: November 15, 655
Cock Beck, Yorkshire, UK (Killed in the Battle of the Winwaed)
Immediate Family:

Son of Pybba, king of Mercia
Husband of Cynewise and Sister ?
Father of Wulfhere, king of Mercia; Wilburga of Surry; Berthwald; Peada, king of Southern Mercia; Æthelred I, king of Mercia and 5 others
Brother of Coenwalh; Osyth; Eowa, king of the Mercians; Princess Thurida Of Munster; Cearl of Mercia and 3 others

Occupation: King of Mercia and King of Wessex (645 - 648), Roi de Mercia
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About Penda "the Strong", king of Mercia

Penda (died 15 November 655) was a 7th-century King of Mercia, the Anglo-Saxon kingdom in what is today the English Midlands. A pagan at a time when Christianity was taking hold in many of the Anglo-Saxon kingdoms, Penda took over the Severn Valley in 628 following the Battle of Cirencester before participating in the defeat of the powerful Northumbrian king Edwin at the Battle of Hatfield Chase in 633

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Mercia, Britannia
November 15, 655
Cock Beck, Yorkshire, UK
Mercia, UK
Mercia, UK
Mercia, England