Under Canute in , Mercia became one of the four divisions of England.
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Mercia and her neighbors c. They were given lands in the eastern parts as payment for their protection. Soon a larger fleet came over with great numbers of warriors.
History of Anglo-Saxon England
Also, that the pagan invaders were "God's just punishment on the sins of the nation. Beyond what little there is, the history of this period is remembered by fragments of information. Their proper placement in time can be off by decades rather than just years. Leo Sherley-Price; D.
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Mercia: An Anglo-Saxon Kingdom in Europe by Michelle P. Brown
Group, , p. Martin's Press, , p. Namespaces Page Talk. Views Read Change Change source View history. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. He was one of the few Anglo-Saxon monarchs to have dealings with continental rulers. But when Offa sought a marriage of his son to one of Charlemagne's daughters, relations were quickly cut off.
One of these defenses, Offa's Dyke was a massive earthworks between Mercia and the Welsh kingdoms to the west. Mercia was never again as powerful as it was during Offa's reign.
A Mercian king who had just taken the throne, Raedwulf, was killed by Viking raiders in They gained control of York and moved south into Mercia then made their winter camp in Nottingham. The ninth century saw the decline of Mercia as a kingdom.
In Mercia was conquered by the heathen army. Edward stepped in and appointed Ethelflaeda's daughter, Aelfwynn, to rule Mercia as his representative. Under Canute in , Mercia became one of the four divisions of England. KidzSearch Safe Wikipedia for Kids. Jump to: navigation , search.
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They were given lands in the eastern parts as payment for their protection. Soon a larger fleet came over with great numbers of warriors. Also, that the pagan invaders were "God's just punishment on the sins of the nation.
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