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 (ĕth′əl-bûrt′) 552?-616.
Anglo-Saxon king who ruled all of Britain south of the Humber, was converted to Christianity by Saint Augustine (597), and codified English law (604).


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(Biography) Saint. ?552–616 ad, king of Kent (560–616): converted to Christianity by St Augustine; issued the earliest known code of English laws. Feast day: Feb 24 or 25


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A.D. 552?–616, king of Kent 560–616.
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When Augustine was sent by Pope Gregory to Christianise England, in the time of the Romans, he was received and protected by Ethelbert, King of Kent, whose wife, daughter of Charibert, King of Paris, was a Christian, and did much for Augustine.
14 / East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust, East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust, The Education Centre, Kent and Canterbury Hospital, Ethelbert Road, Canterbury CT1 3NG.
And so, Ethelbert, King of Kent, in the 6th century, specified, in his laws, the customary wergild, and the nature of the wrong for which its payment was to be made.
Ethelbert Miller and National Book Award winner Charles Johnson, and contains a wealth of essays and interview discussions that provides an in-depth assessment of the literary mind and approaches of Johnson.
The student was Ethelbert Dennison Bartholomew, born 1894, who should have graduated in 1919 or 1920.
The founders, who included Paul Nash and his brother John, Edward Wadsworth, Robert Bevan, Charles Ginner, Lucien Pissarro, Ethelbert White and Randolph Schwabe, all felt that their watercolours were not receiving a fair chance of being properly seen at mixed shows.
Mr Cook, of Ethelbert Road, Meols, was enjoying his retirement until 2012, when he began to suffer from chest pains and breathlessness, according to a writ lodged at the High Court in London.
In 1925, BLS Commissioner Ethelbert Stewart had no choice but to accept continued budgetary constraints, whereupon he reduced cost-of-living work to a semiannual schedule.
The audience learns about the progress of the church's construction from the conversations between the three Cockney workmen, Ethelbert, Alfred, and Edwin.
Our interview today has an unusual premise in that we decided to create a multivocal conversation with other poets, critics, and translators, among them Kazim Ali, Charles Altieri, Tara Betts, Kate Gale, Forrest Gander, Brenda Hillman, Cynthia Hogue, Maxine Kumin, Ethelbert Miller, Patricia Monaghan, Alicia Ostriker, Patricia Smith, and Crystal Williams, as well as your mother, Maggie Finch, who is ninety.
The panel heard that the father-of-two had been a "dedicated teacher" at the 700-pupil King Ethelbert School where he taught pupils aged between 11 and 16.
Blake-Bowell, sacked from the King Ethelbert School in Birchington, Kent, ran the brothel in nearby Canterbury.