a.d. 775?–839, king of the West Saxons 802–839; 1st king of the English 828–839.
a male given name: from an Old English word meaning “bright sword.”
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How to use Egbert in a sentence
Hale-Rowe pleaded guilty to a lesser charge and testified against Langsner and Egbert.
The subsequent gift thereof, by Egbert and Athelwolf, was made with the concurrence and assent of the great men.Landholding In England | Joseph Fisher
Betty wisely refused, which left the way clear for Sir Egbert Englefield, and so brought down the curtain.
"Is she—" began Egbert, fearing to shape his dread in words.
Egbert was soon prepared, and every ceremony was rapidly performed.
Egbert told her briefly the circumstances that had occurred.
British Dictionary definitions for Egbert
?775–839 ad, king of Wessex (802–839); first overlord of all England (829–830)
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