Brytenwealda

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Entry for 827 in the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle, which lists the eight bretwaldas.gif

Se nama Brytenwealda is titul þe syndrige cyningas þæs Engliscra rīces mōston brucan of 500 tō 1000 Æfter Cristes cōm. Man hēold Brytenwealdan swā wealdend ofer syndrigum Engleseaxiscum rīcum. Sēo titul næs ierfelāf and næs feoh ānfalde rīces; mǣste Brytwealdan þorfton feohtan for cynedōme.

Ealde bēc secgaþ þe ēahta cyningas heald swylce cynedōm.[1]

Ēac ricsodon Ecgbrihtes æftergengan ofer eallum Englacynne oþþe hæfdon swylce crafinge:

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  1. þy geare geeode Ecgbriht cining Myrcena rice 7 eal þet be suðan Humbre wæs 7 he wæs se eahtoða cining se þe Brytenwealda wæs; 7 ærest wæs Ælle Suðseaxna cining se þus mycel hæfde, oþær wæs Ceawlin Westseaxna cining, þridde Æþelbriht Cantwara cining, feorðe Redwald Eastengla cining, fifta Ædwine Norþanhymbra cining, sixta wæs Oswald þe æfter him rixade, seofaðe wæs Oswiu Oswaldes broþor, eahtoða wæs Ecgbriht Westseaxna cining. 7 se Ecgbriht lædde fyrde to Dore wið Norþanhumbra, 7 hi him þær eadmedo budon 7 þwærnessa, 7 hi mid þan tohwurfon.