Anglo saxon kingdoms
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England in the time of King Alfred's father
England in the time of King Alfred's father: This map shows England at the time of Alfred’s father Ethelwulf when there were 3 Anglo-Saxon kingdoms and before the Danish invasions. Northumbria, which had lost some of its territory in Scotland, and was in decline. Wessex had taken the all the area south of the Thames from Mercia following the death of King Offa and had become the dominant kingdom.
Map of Roman Britain about AD 369 showing the provinces of Britannia Prima, Flavia Caesariensis, Britannia Secunda, Maxima Caesarensis, and Valentia. The map shows important cities of the time with Latin names and modern names italicized, including Londinium (London), Isca Damnoniorum (Exeter), Dubris (Dover), Lindum (Lincoln), Eburacum (York), and Luguvallium (Carlisle). The map shows the northern fortifications against the Picts at Vallum Hadriani (Hadrian's Wall) and Vallum Antonini (Antonine
Cunedda, founder of Gwynedd - Sarah Woodbury
Cunedda or Cunedag Wledig (the Imperator) was a northern British chieftain, a sub-King of Gododdin who ruled Manau Gododdin on the Firth of Forth around Clackmannan. Not much is known about his life in the North, though an ancient poem generally known as the Marwnad Cunedda records his wars against the kingdoms of Coel Hen and his descendants, when “the forts will tremble…..in Caer Weir [supposedly Durham]and Caer Liwelydd [Carlisle]“.