Wihtræd, king of Kent

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Also Known As: "Wihtred"
Birthdate: (55)
Birthplace: Kent, England
Death: April 23, 725 (55)
Kent, England
Place of Burial: Canterbury, Kent, England
Immediate Family:

Son of Ecgbeorht I, king of Kent
Husband of Werburh; Cynegyth and Ethelburga
Father of Eadberht I, king of Kent; Æðelbeorht II, king of Kent and Alrīc, king of Kent
Brother of Eadric, King of Kent

Occupation: King of Kent, koning van Kent
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About Wihtræd, king of Kent


Wihtred (c. 670 – 23 April 725) was king of Kent from about 690 or 691 until his death. He was a son of Ecgberht I and a brother of Eadric. Wihtred acceded to the throne after a confused period in the 680s, which included a brief conquest of Kent by Cædwalla of Wessex and subsequent dynastic conflicts. His immediate predecessor was Oswine of Kent, who was probably descended from Eadbald of Kent, though not through the same line as Wihtred. Shortly after the start of his reign, Wihtred issued a code of laws that has been preserved in a manuscript known as the Textus Roffensis. The laws pay a great deal of attention to the rights of the Church, including punishment for irregular marriages and for pagan worship. Wihtred's long reign had few incidents recorded in the annals of the day. He was succeeded in 725 by his sons, Æthelberht II, Eadberht I, and Ælfric.

Wihtræd, King of Kent (1) M, #150266, d. 23 April 725 Last Edited=20 Nov 2005

    Wihtræd, King of Kent was the son of Ecgbeorht I, King of Kent. (1) He married, firstly, Cynegyth (?). (2) He married, thirdly, Werburh (?) between 696 and 716. (2) He married, secondly, Æthelburh (?) from March 696 to 715. (2) 

He died on 23 April 725. (2)

    Wihtræd, King of Kent succeeded to the title of King Wihtred of Kent in 690. (1)

Forrás / Source: http://www.thepeerage.com/p15027.htm#i150266

Var kung av Kent omkring år 690-691 fram till sin död.
King of the Kingdom of Kent

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Wihtræd, king of Kent's Timeline

April 670
Kent, England
Age 39
Age 46
April 23, 725
Age 55
Kent, England
Age 55
Canterbury, Kent, England