(/ˈmɜːrʃiə, -ʃə/, /ˈmɜːsɪə/; Old English: Miercna
rīċe; Latin: Merciorum
regnum) was one of the kingdoms
of the Anglo-Saxon Heptarchy. The name...
- Offa (died 29 July 796 AD) was King of Mercia
, a kingdom
of Anglo-Saxon England, from 757 until
in July 796. The son of Thingfrith
and a descendant...
- Æthelred, Lord of the Mercians
Æthelred of Mercia
; died 911) became ruler
of English Mercia shortly after
of its last king, Ceolwulf...
at that time dominated
the other southern English
kingdoms. In 825 Ecgberht defeated Beornwulf
, ended Mercia
- Icel (c. 460 – c. 535), also spelt
Icil, is a possible
king of Mercia
. He was supposedly
the son of Eomer
(443-489), last King of the Angles
- The Kingdom
was a state
in the English Midlands
from the 6th century
to the 10th century. For some two hundred years
from the mid-7th century...
- West Mercia
Police, formerly known
as West Mercia
Constabulary, is the territorial police force responsible
(died 826) was King of Mercia
(roughly the Midlands
of England) from 823 to 826. His short reign
saw the collapse
over the other...
- was King of Mercia
from 675 until
704. He was the son of Penda
and came to the throne
in 675, when his brother, Wulfhere
, died. Within...
in the 5th century until
into the four kingdoms
, Northumbria, Wes**** and East Anglia
in the eighth
century. The term ‘Heptarchy’...