Mercia


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Mer·ci·a

 (mûr′shē-ə, -shə)
An Anglo-Saxon kingdom of central England. It was settled by Angles c. ad 500 and enjoyed its greatest influence during the rule (757-796) of Offa. In 874 the kingdom was overrun by the Danes and split between Wessex and the Danelaw.

Mercia

(ˈmɜːʃɪə)
n
(Placename) a kingdom and earldom of central and S England during the Anglo-Saxon period that reached its height under King Offa (757–96)

Mer•ci•a

(ˈmɜr ʃi ə, -ʃə)

n.
an early English kingdom in central Britain.
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Edwin and Morcar, the earls of Mercia and Northumbria--"'
Edwin and Morcar, the earls of Mercia and Northumbria, declared for him: and even Stigand, the patriotic archbishop of Canterbury, found it advisable--"'
Where we are going is in the real heart of the old kingdom of Mercia, where there are traces of all the various nationalities which made up the conglomerate which became Britain.
So we shall shortly have to keep our minds on old Mercia.
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