Biography of Penda King Mercia
Paternal Family Tree: Iclingas
Descendants Family Trees:
Creoda King Mercia
Around 626 Penda King Mercia was appointed as King Mercia
Battle of Hatfield Chase
On 12 Oct 633 Penda King Mercia 's alliance of Gwynedd and Mercia defeated the Northumbrians at the Battle of Hatfield Chase at Hatfield Chase.
Around 640 Wulfhere King Mercia was born to Penda King Mercia
Battle of Maserfield
On 05 Aug 641 (or 642 or 644 depending on the source) Penda King Mercia Mercian and Welsh army defeated the Northumbrian army at the Battle of Maserfield.The battle is believed to have taken place at Oswestry.Northumbria was once again separated into two kingdoms.
Battle of Bulcamp
In 654 Penda King Mercia defeated the East Anglian army at the Battle of Bulcamp at Bulcamp.
Battle of the Winwaed
On 15 Nov 655 Penda King Mercia and Aethelhere King East Anglia were killed at (probably) Cock Beck during the Battle of the Winwaed.
On 15 Nov 655 Aethelwald King Deira, an ally of Penda King Mercia, withdrew his forces at Cock Beck during the Battle of the Winwaed, one of many Mercian allies to do so, weakening Penda King Mercia 's army.
Paeda King South Mercia was born to Penda King Mercia
Penda King Mercia was born to Pybba King Mercia
Aethelred King Mercia was born to Penda King Mercia
Merewalh Iclingas was born to Penda King Mercia
Cyneburh Iclingas was born to Penda King Mercia
Cyneswith Iclingas was born to Penda King Mercia
Penda King Mercia and Cynewise Unknown were married
Father: Pybba King Mercia
GrandFather: Creoda King Mercia