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Ethelbert

[ eth-uhl-burt ]

noun

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


Ethelbert

/ ˈæθəlˌbɜːt; ˈɛθəlˌbɜːt /

noun

  1. Ethelbert, Saint?552616MEnglishPOLITICS: hereditary rulerRELIGION: saint 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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Each number received minute attention, the Giga being played by Ethelbert Nevin.

We have noticed also the three grades of 'lts,' the only class of tenants mentioned in the laws of Ethelbert.

It was fixed up as a chapel for Queen Bertha; she was the wife of Ethelbert.

Ethelbert died in the year 616, and was buried in the Church of SS.

Ethelbert laughed and told me so, adding that he thought after all that the horse would be noticed first.

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