Æthelbald succeeds to the throne of Mercia

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Historical Context Note

During his long reign, Mercia became the dominant kingdom of the Anglo-Saxons, a domination that continued until the end of the eighth century.

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Editors. "Æthelbald succeeds to the throne of Mercia". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 May 2009
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