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Ethelbert

[ eth-uhl-burt ]
/ ˈɛθ əlˌbɜrt /
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noun

a.d. 552?–616, king of Kent 560–616.
a male given name: from Old English words meaning “noble” and “bright.”

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Ethelbert

thelbert (ˈæθəlˌbɜːt)

/ (ˈɛθəlˌbɜːt) /

noun

Saint. ?552–616 ad, king of Kent (560–616): converted to Christianity by St Augustine; issued the earliest known code of English laws. Feast day: Feb 24 or 25
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