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Ethelbert

(Ethelbert of Kent)

552–616
Civilization: British — Saxon
   Field of Renown:  monarch — King
Era:  Celtic-Roman

First Christian Saxon King. Invited St. Augustine to Kent to preach in Britain.

Other Resources


Story Links
Book Links
How England Became Christian  in  Stories from English History  by  Alfred J. Church
Building of Canterbury Cathedral  in  Tales from Canterbury Cathedral  by  Mrs. Frewen Lord
Boy Captives  in  Stories from English History  by  Hilda T. Skae


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Conversion of Ethelbert by Augustine
Conversion of Ethelbert by Augustine
 in Back Matter