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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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|Noun||1.||Ethelbert - Anglo-Saxon king of Kent who was converted to Christianity by Saint Augustine; codified English law (552-616)|
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