An Anglo-Saxon kingdom of southern England bordering on the English Channel. Founded in the fifth century ad , it was captured by the kingdom of Wessex in 825.
(place) Former Anglo-Saxon kingdom in SE England.
Sussex Sentence Examples
The feud did not long survive Shane's return to Ireland, where he quickly re-established his authority, and in spite of Sussex renewed his turbulent tribal warfare against the O'Donnells and others.
The Sussex is a lighter, more noisy animal, with a wavy, golden coat.
A telpher line on his system was subsequently erected at Glynde in Sussex.
He seems, however, not to have been contented with this position, and to have entertained the design of putting an end to the dependent kingdoms. At all events we hear of no kings of the Hwicce after about 780, and the kings of Sussex seem to have given up the royal title about the same time.
His remains were laid in the burial place of the Sheffield family, Fletching, Sussex, where an epitaph by Dr Parr describes his character and work in the language at once of elegance, of moderation and of truth.