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Coenwulf -796-821

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King of Mercia

796-821 AD

Coenwulf became King of Mercia upon the death of Offa and his son in 796 and reigned for a long period of time until 821AD. Coenwulf was a descendant of PENDA’S youngest brother. Worcestershire is first mentioned in a land grant he made to Bishop Deneberht sometime between 814 and 820 AD. Upon his death, he was succeeded by Ceolwulf I.

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