Ethelbert


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Eth·el·bert

 (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).

Ethelbert

(ˈɛθəlˌbɜːt) or

Æthelbert

n
(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

Eth•el•bert

(ˈɛθ əlˌbɜrt)

n.
A.D. 552?–616, king of Kent 560–616.
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