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 (ĕg′bərt) Died 839.
West Saxon king (802-839) who became the first overlord of all the English peoples (829).
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(Biography) ?775–839 ad, king of Wessex (802–839); first overlord of all England (829–830)
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(ˈɛg bərt)

A.D. 775?–839, king of the West Saxons 802–839; 1st king of the English 828–839.
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Noun1.Egbert - king of Wessex whose military victories made Wessex the most powerful kingdom in England (died in 839)Egbert - king of Wessex whose military victories made Wessex the most powerful kingdom in England (died in 839)
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Now there had been great doings that morning, for a certain yeoman named Egbert, who came from Stoke over in Staffordshire, had thrown with ease all those that came against him; but a man of Denby, well known through all the countryside as William of the Scar, had been biding his time with the Stoke man; so, when Egbert had thrown everyone else, stout William leaped into the ring.
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