Ethelbert

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Ethelbert

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Saint. ?552--616 ad, king of Kent (560--616): converted to Christianity by St Augustine; issued the earliest known code of English laws. Feast day: Feb. 24 or 25
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Bede lists the seven greatest kings, called in the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle bretwaldas: AElle of Sussex (late 5th century), Ceawlin of Wessex (560-91/92), AEthelberht of Kent, Raedwald of East Anglia (?
The West Saxon coinage, including issues of Aethelwulf (AD 855-865), Aethelberht (AD 858-866), Alfred (AD 871-880) and Edward the Martyr (AD 975-979), appears to have been the only coinage reaching Flixborough after the mid 9th century and represents the maintenance of the long-standing east coastal links with southern England at a time often characterized by Scandinavian disruption.