134 – The Power of Northumbria

This episode covers the years 670 to 685.

The main characters are:
King Ecgfrith of Northumbria - son of Oswiu, former hostage of the Mercians, and generally tough dude.
King Wulfhere of Mercia - son of Penda, veteran warrior, and leader of a growing southern Hegemony.
Queen AEthelthryth of Northumbria - Queen of Ecgfrith's, unhappy wife, and aspiring nun.
Bishop Wilfrid - The most powerful man in the Northern Clergy

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  1 comment for “134 – The Power of Northumbria

  1. September 11, 2014 at 4:59 am

    Was queen Seaxburh the first English queen to rule as monarch?

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