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  • In 790 the banished¬†!Ethelred returned to the throne and drove out Osred, whom he put to death in 792.¬†!Ethelred, who had married iElflaed the daughter of Offa, also killed Olf and Olfwine, the sons of Olfwald and was murdered himself at Corbridge in 796.
  • In Saxon times, King Offa founded an abbey at Bath, where King Edgar was crowned in 973.
  • The 8th century Offa 's Dike attracts numerous visitors each year together with the remains of several Norman castles.
  • Wales was thereby defined by Offa more than 1,200 years ago, creating a border relentlessly gnawed at in the succeeding centuries.
  • In the end Egfrith only outlived his father by 141 days. Offa himself had been involved in a struggle for the throne of Mercia.

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