Sentence Examples

  • He survived Oswald, and died shortly after the murder of his friend Oswine of Deira, on the 31st of August 651, in the 17th year of his episcopate.
  • On the seizure of Deira by 2Ethelfrith of Bernicia (probably 605), Edwin was expelled and is said to have taken refuge with Cadfan, king of Gwynedd.
  • Besides York, Yeavering and Maelmin in Bernicia, and Catterick in Deira, were the chief scenes of the work of Paulinus.
  • His kinsman Osric succeeded in Deira, and Eanfrith the son of lEthelfrith in Bernicia.
  • DEIRA, the southern of the two English kingdoms afterwards united as Northumbria.

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