He is devoted to history, and is President of the Mercian
Ceolwulf II's reign is generally dated 874AD to 879AD - around five years - but because of his humiliating oaths of loyalty to the Vikings, some Mercians
refused to acknowledge him.
The new development, currently being built off Coton Lane in Coton Green, is to be called Mercians
Right, A statue of Aethelflaed, Lady of the Mercians
were then penned in and forced to fight for their lives for more than a day.
Charles is Colonel-in-Chief of the Mercians
and met soldiers and officers from C Company and a contingent of Polish soldiers who will work within the Danish Battlegroup under the command of Task Force Helmand.
and Irish Guardsmen all lost their lives while serving on six month tours of duty.
The prince, the Colonel-in-Chief of the Cheshire Regiment and of the Mercians
, said: "This solemn and historic occasion will mark the start of another chapter in the long story of loyal service to the Crown that is the history of the English county regiments.
It was previously feared all reference to the Staffordshire Regiment, which was folded into the Mercians
in 2007, would be lost.
Earlier in the day the former Cheshire regiment, who recruit the majority of the 1 Mercians
from Wirral, also paraded through Ellesmere Port.
According to Jeff, the children of today may well be the Mercians
Flanker Gareth Gravell, who returned from illness as a second half replacement against Bristol ten days, is one of four Coventry players in the Mercians
side, joining Jared Barker, Alex Gluth and Dave Campton.