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Ælle

(d. c. 514)

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battle of Pevensey

battle of Pevensey  

491.The Anglo‐Saxon Chronicle, in remarkable and suspicious detail, records a Saxon attack in 491 led by *Ælle and his son Cissa on Britons entrenched in the old Roman fort of Anderida or ...
bretwalda

bretwalda  

Lord of the Britons, lord of Britain; in the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle, a title given to King Egbert, and (retrospectively) to some earlier Anglo-Saxon kings, and occasionally assumed by later ones.
Sussex

Sussex  

Sussex, the land of the South Saxons, was one of the earliest Anglo-Saxon kingdoms to be established, but the heavily forested weald to the north made expansion difficult. It also offered some ...

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