Biography of Penda King Mercia

Family Trees

Paternal Family Tree: Iclingas

Descendants Family Trees:

Creoda King Mercia

Timeline

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

Ancestry

Father: Pybba King Mercia

GrandFather: Creoda King Mercia