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  • The first king of Deira of whom we know was Ella, or Aelle, who, according to Bede, was still reigning when Augustine arrived in 597.
  • In 227 he was recalled by Cleomenes III., who was then reigning without a colleague, but shortly after his return he was assassinated.
  • His proclamation as a reigning sovereign, which she successfully brought about in July 1524.
  • From this time onwards his life was one of incessant toil; he was continually engaged in the active service of his order, was frequently travelling upon long and tedious journeys, and was constantly consulted on affairs of state by the reigning pontiff.
  • In 1868 the reigning chief, Bib Doda, died, and his son and successor Prenk was detained as a hostage by the Turks.

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