Biography of Ecgfrith King Deira

Family Trees

Paternal Family Tree: Bernicia

Descendants Family Trees:

Aethelric King Bernicia

Yffe Deira

Octa King Kent

Descent

Kings Bernicia: Son of Oswiu King Bernicia

Kings Deira: Great Grand Son of Aella King Deira

Timeline

Around 645 Ecgfrith King Deira was born to Oswiu King Bernicia and Eanfled Deira Queen Consort Bernicia

Battle of the Two Rivers

In 671 Ecgfrith King Deira and BeornhAeth Sub-King Northern Northumbria aka Lothian defeated Drest VI King Picts at the Battle of the Two Rivers bringing to an end the Pictish rebellion.The location of the battle is not known.Stephen of Ripon described the account in his account of the battle from Vita Sancti Wilfrithi: He slew an enormous number of the people, filling two rivers with corpses, so that, marvellous to relate, the slayers, passing over the rivers dry foot, pursued and slew a crowd of fugitives.'

After 671 Ecgfrith King Deira repelled Wulfhere King Mercia

After 671 Ecgfrith King Deira seized the Kingdom of Lindsey

Battle of the Trent

Around 679 Aethelred King Mercia defeated at the Northumbrian army led by Ecgfrith King Deira at the Battle of the Trent at Lindsey.

Battle of Dun Nechtain

On 20 May 685 Bridei III Picts defeated the Northumbrian army at the Battle of Dun Nechtain. Ecgfrith King Deira killed at Dunnichen, Angus.

Ecgfrith King Deira and Aethelthryth Wuffingas Queen Consort Deira were married

Ecgfrith King Deira succeeded as King Deira and King Northumbria. Aethelthryth Wuffingas Queen Consort Deira by marriage Queen Consort Deira, Queen Consort Northumbria.

Ancestry

Father: Oswiu King Bernicia

GrandFather: Aethelfrith King Bernicia

Great GrandFather: Aethelric King Bernicia

GrandMother: Acha Deira Queen Consort Bernicia

Great GrandFather: Aella King Deira

Great Great GrandFather: Yffe Deira

Mother: Eanfled Deira Queen Consort Bernicia

GrandFather: Edwin King Bernicia

Great GrandFather: Aella King Deira

Great Great GrandFather: Yffe Deira

GrandMother: Aethelburh Oiscingas Queen Consort Bernicia

Great GrandFather: Aethelberht King Kent

Great Great GrandFather: Eormenric King Kent

Great GrandMother: Bertha Merovingian Queen Consort Kent

Great Great GrandFather: Charibert King Paris Merovingian

Great Great GrandMother: Ingoberga Unknown Queen Consort Paris