Biography of Oswald King Northumbria

Family Trees

Paternal Family Tree: Bernicia

Descendants Family Trees:

Aethelric King Bernicia

Yffe Deira


Kings Bernicia: Son of Aethelfrith King Bernicia

Kings Deira: Grand Son of Aella King Deira


Around 604 Oswald King Northumbria was born to Aethelfrith King Bernicia and Acha Deira Queen Consort Bernicia

Battle of Heavenfield

In 634 Oswald King Northumbria won a decisive victory over the army of the Kingdom of Gwynedd at the Battle of Heavenfield which was fought at Heavenfield around six miles north of Hexham. St Oswald's Church is believed to mark the location where Oswald King Northumbria raised his standard.The battle re-united Deira and Bernicia to form Northumbria and, according to Bede, restored Christianity to Northumbria.

Battle of Maserfield

On 05 Aug 641 (or 642) Oswald King Northumbria killed during the Battle of Maserfield.His body was subsequently dismembered with his head and arms mounted on poles.

Before 05 Aug 642 Aethelwald King Deira was born to Oswald King Northumbria

Oswald King Northumbria succeeded as King Northumbria. Kyneburga Unknown Queen Northumbria by marriage King Northumbria

Oswald King Northumbria converted to Christianity

Oswald King Northumbria and Kyneburga Unknown Queen Northumbria were married


Father: Aethelfrith King Bernicia

GrandFather: Aethelric King Bernicia

Mother: Acha Deira Queen Consort Bernicia

GrandFather: Aella King Deira

Great GrandFather: Yffe Deira