Beornwulf 3 (Male) King of the Mercians, 823-825
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Notes: See Beornwulf 2, dux.

Factoid List

Recorded Name (22)
BEORNPVLE (1)
 EMC Coin  1994.0182 (N 394 (Be. 1))
BEORNPVLF (4)
 EMC Coin  2008.0434 (N 397.05 (Beornwulf, obverse bust, reverse cross (not cross crosslet)))
 EMC Coin  2001.124 (N 397 (Be. 2-4))
 EMC Coin  1985.0075 (N 397 (Be. 2-4))
 EMC Coin  1963.0015 (N 394 (Be. 1))
BEORNVVLF (3)
 EMC Coin  1992.026 (N 397 (Be. 2-4))
 EMC Coin  2006.0152 (N 397 (Be. 2-4))
 EMC Coin  1988.0157 (N 394 (Be. 1))
Beornulf (3)
 S1435   
 ASC  <823> BC, 823 DEF(OE)
 Ęthelweard.Chron  iii.3 (p. 28)
Beornulfus (1)
 S136   
Beornuulf (3)
 S1433   
 S1434   
 S1436   
Beornwulf (3)
 S1437   
 ASC  823 AG
 Anon.GenRegList2   
Biornwulf (1)
 S1437   
Bęrnulfus (1)
 ASC  823 F(Lat.)
DEORVVLF (1)
 EMC Coin  2004.0086 (N 396 (Be. 5))
ERONVVLF (1)
 EMC Coin  1995.0136 (N 397.05 (Beornwulf, obverse bust, reverse cross (not cross crosslet)))
Office (31)
King (31)
 S1267    (king of the Mercians)
 S1433    (king of the Mercians)
 S1434    (king of the Mercians)
 S1435    (king of the Mercians)
 S1436    (king of the Mercians)
 S1437    (king of the Mercian kingdom)
 S1437    (king of the Mercians)
 S136   
 ASC  823 ADEF(OE and Lat.)G, <823> BC (King of the Mercians)
 Anon.GenRegList2    (king of the Mercians)
 Ęthelweard.Chron  iii.3 (p. 28) (King of the Mercians)
 Ęthelweard.Chron  iii3 (p. 28) (King of the Mercians)
 EMC Coin  2008.0434 (N 397.05 (Beornwulf, obverse bust, reverse cross (not cross crosslet)))
 EMC Coin  1992.026 (N 397 (Be. 2-4))
 EMC Coin  2001.124 (N 397 (Be. 2-4))
 EMC Coin  1020.0596 (N 397 (Be. 2-4))
 EMC Coin  1995.0136 (N 397.05 (Beornwulf, obverse bust, reverse cross (not cross crosslet)))
 EMC Coin  2004.0086 (N 396 (Be. 5))
 EMC Coin  2007.0154 (Beornwulf of Mercia (no further details))
 EMC Coin  1985.0075 (N 397 (Be. 2-4))
 EMC Coin  1016.0099 (N 397 (Be. 2-4))
 EMC Coin  1020.0597 (N 397 (Be. 2-4))
 EMC Coin  2001.0934 (N 397 (Be. 2-4))
 EMC Coin  2006.0152 (N 397 (Be. 2-4))
 EMC Coin  2007.031 (N 397 (Be. 2-4))
 EMC Coin  1994.0182 (N 394 (Be. 1))
 EMC Coin  1988.0157 (N 394 (Be. 1))
 EMC Coin  1999.0098 (N 394 (Be. 1))
 EMC Coin  1963.0015 (N 394 (Be. 1))
 EMC Coin  1970.0646 (N 394 (Be. 1))
 EMC Coin  1030.0198 (N 394 (Be. 1))
Personal Relationship (2)
~ Brother (Consanguineal kinship) of Beornwulf 3 (2)
 Bynna 3: of Beornwulf 3: S1433   
 Bynna 3: of Beornwulf 3: S1436   
Event (14)
Agreement (1)
 Beornwulf 3.settling dispute between Cwenthryth 1 and Wulfred 6: Wulfred 6, archbishop, summoned Cwenthryth 1, abbess and heir of Cenwulf, king of the Mercians, to Clofesho to demand compensation for the lands and dignity lost to him during her father's reign. Beornwulf 3, king of the Mercians, sought to make a compromise settlement between the two whereby Cwenthryth 1 would surrender 47 manentes Harrow, Middx; Herefrethingland; Wembley, Yeading, Middx..: S1436    (825 x 827)
Battle (3)
 Anonymous 917-Anonymi 2454.defeat of army of Beornwulf 3 (Anonymi 2457): The East Angles (Anonymous 917 and Anonymi 2454) took up arms against Beornwulf 3 and defeated his army (Anonymi 2457).: Ęthelweard.Chron  iii.3 (p. 29) (825)
 Anonymous 917-Anonymi 2454.killing of Beornwulf 3: The East Angles (Anonymous 917 and Anonymi 2454) drew up arms against Beornwulf 3, whom they killed.: Ęthelweard.Chron  iii.3 (p. 29) (825)
 Ecgberht 10.battle against Beornwulf 3 at Ellandun: Ecgberht 10 joined battle with Beornwulf 3 at Ellendun and Ecgberht 10 was the victor. There was great loss, however, on both sides.: Ęthelweard.Chron  iii.3 (pp. 28-9) (825)
Charter-witnessing (6)
 S136 - Offa 7 granting privileges and land to St Albans: Offa 7, king of the Mercians, to the church of St Alban's; grant of privileges and of 34 hides (mansiones) at Cassio, Herts., 6 at Heanhamstede (cf. Hamstead's House, St Stephens, Herts.) and 10 at Stanmore, Middx: S136    (793)
 S1433 - settlement of dispute between Heahberht 8 and church at Berkeley 1: Record of the settlement of a dispute between Heahberht 8, bishop, and the familia at Berkeley 1, Gloucs., concerning land and monastery at Westbury-on-Trym, Gloucs.. Reversion of the estate had been left to Worcester 1 by Ęthelric 8. It was decided at Clofesho that Worcester 1 should retain it. An oath was given at Westbury 30 days later.: S1433    (824)
 S1434 - Wulfred 6 recovering land: Record of the recovery by Archbishop Wulfred 6 of land at Easole, Kent, granted to him by Ealdberht 15, comes, and Selethryth 1, his sister, but fraudulently acquired by Cwenthryth 1, abbess of Minster-in-Thanet.: S1434    (824)
 S1435 - Cynred 2 recovering land: Record of a synodal dispute-settlement, concerning the recovery by Cynred 2, bishop of Selsey, of land at Denton, Sussex.: S1435    (825)
 S1436 - record of dispute between Wulfred 6 and Cenwulf 3 & Cwenthryth 1: Record of a dispute between Archbishop Wulfred 6 and Cenwulf 3, king of the Mercians, and his heir Cwenthryth 1, abbess, concerning the minsters of Reculver and Minster-in-Thanet. At an initial settlement in London (? late 821) Wulfred 6 ceded to King Cenwulf 3 300 hides at Iognes homme (? Eynsham, Oxon.) and 120lbs of money. In subsequent settlements (at Clofesho and Oslafeshlau) Cwenthryth 1 ceded to Wulfred 6 land at Harrow, Middx; Herefrethingland; Wembley, Yeading, Middx; Boc land; and Combe, Kent: S1436    (825)
 S1437 - record of settlement of dispute in Worcestershire: Record of the settlement at Clofesho of a dispute concerning swine-pasture at Sinton in Leigh, Worcs.. : S1437    (825)
Compensation (1)
 Beornwulf 3.settling dispute between Cwenthryth 1 and Wulfred 6: Wulfred 6, archbishop, summoned Cwenthryth 1, abbess and heir of Cenwulf, king of the Mercians, to Clofesho to demand compensation for the lands and dignity lost to him during her father's reign. Beornwulf 3, king of the Mercians, sought to make a compromise settlement between the two whereby Cwenthryth 1 would surrender 47 manentes Harrow, Middx; Herefrethingland; Wembley, Yeading, Middx..: S1436    (825 x 827)
Disputing/dispute-settling (5)
 Beornwulf 3.settling dispute between Cwenthryth 1 and Wulfred 6: Wulfred 6, archbishop, summoned Cwenthryth 1, abbess and heir of Cenwulf, king of the Mercians, to Clofesho to demand compensation for the lands and dignity lost to him during her father's reign. Beornwulf 3, king of the Mercians, sought to make a compromise settlement between the two whereby Cwenthryth 1 would surrender 47 manentes Harrow, Middx; Herefrethingland; Wembley, Yeading, Middx..: S1436    (825 x 827)
 S1433 - settlement of dispute between Heahberht 8 and church at Berkeley 1: Record of the settlement of a dispute between Heahberht 8, bishop, and the familia at Berkeley 1, Gloucs., concerning land and monastery at Westbury-on-Trym, Gloucs.. Reversion of the estate had been left to Worcester 1 by Ęthelric 8. It was decided at Clofesho that Worcester 1 should retain it. An oath was given at Westbury 30 days later.: S1433    (824)
 S1435 - Cynred 2 recovering land: Record of a synodal dispute-settlement, concerning the recovery by Cynred 2, bishop of Selsey, of land at Denton, Sussex.: S1435    (825)
 S1436 - record of dispute between Wulfred 6 and Cenwulf 3 & Cwenthryth 1: Record of a dispute between Archbishop Wulfred 6 and Cenwulf 3, king of the Mercians, and his heir Cwenthryth 1, abbess, concerning the minsters of Reculver and Minster-in-Thanet. At an initial settlement in London (? late 821) Wulfred 6 ceded to King Cenwulf 3 300 hides at Iognes homme (? Eynsham, Oxon.) and 120lbs of money. In subsequent settlements (at Clofesho and Oslafeshlau) Cwenthryth 1 ceded to Wulfred 6 land at Harrow, Middx; Herefrethingland; Wembley, Yeading, Middx; Boc land; and Combe, Kent: S1436    (825)
 S1437 - record of settlement of dispute in Worcestershire: Record of the settlement at Clofesho of a dispute concerning swine-pasture at Sinton in Leigh, Worcs.. : S1437    (825)
Episcopal see, acquisition/institution/division/merge (1)
 Beornwulf 3-Ludeca 1.invasion to East Anglia: Beornwulf 3 and Ludeca 1 invaded the province of East Anglia, and the bishops [of it] were rendered destitute. It is true that both kings were killed there, but the two bishoprics [of Dunwich and of Elmham] too came to an end, and merged into one, with its seat at the not particularly large village of Elmham.: WilliamofMalmesbury.GestaPontificumAnglorum  ii.74.5
Grant and Gift (3)
 Beornwulf 3.granting land to Gloucester, St Peter's: King Beornwulf 3 to St Peter's, Gloucester; grant of 15 hides at Biesingburne and Standish, Gloucs..: S1782    (823 x 825)
 S136 - Offa 7 granting privileges and land to St Albans: Offa 7, king of the Mercians, to the church of St Alban's; grant of privileges and of 34 hides (mansiones) at Cassio, Herts., 6 at Heanhamstede (cf. Hamstead's House, St Stephens, Herts.) and 10 at Stanmore, Middx: S136    (793)
 S1434 - Wulfred 6 recovering land: Record of the recovery by Archbishop Wulfred 6 of land at Easole, Kent, granted to him by Ealdberht 15, comes, and Selethryth 1, his sister, but fraudulently acquired by Cwenthryth 1, abbess of Minster-in-Thanet.: S1434    (824)
Invasion (1)
 Beornwulf 3-Ludeca 1.invasion to East Anglia: Beornwulf 3 and Ludeca 1 invaded the province of East Anglia, and the bishops [of it] were rendered destitute. It is true that both kings were killed there, but the two bishoprics [of Dunwich and of Elmham] too came to an end, and merged into one, with its seat at the not particularly large village of Elmham.: WilliamofMalmesbury.GestaPontificumAnglorum  ii.74.5
Judicial decision/review (1)
 S1433 - settlement of dispute between Heahberht 8 and church at Berkeley 1: Record of the settlement of a dispute between Heahberht 8, bishop, and the familia at Berkeley 1, Gloucs., concerning land and monastery at Westbury-on-Trym, Gloucs.. Reversion of the estate had been left to Worcester 1 by Ęthelric 8. It was decided at Clofesho that Worcester 1 should retain it. An oath was given at Westbury 30 days later.: S1433    (824)
Killing/murder (3)
 Anonymous 917-Anonymi 2454.killing of Beornwulf 3: The East Angles (Anonymous 917 and Anonymi 2454) drew up arms against Beornwulf 3, whom they killed.: Ęthelweard.Chron  iii.3 (p. 29) (825)
 Beornwulf 3-Ludeca 1.invasion to East Anglia: Beornwulf 3 and Ludeca 1 invaded the province of East Anglia, and the bishops [of it] were rendered destitute. It is true that both kings were killed there, but the two bishoprics [of Dunwich and of Elmham] too came to an end, and merged into one, with its seat at the not particularly large village of Elmham.: WilliamofMalmesbury.GestaPontificumAnglorum  ii.74.5
 Beornwulf 3.killing by Anonymi 830: In that [BCDEF: same] year the East Angles (Anonymi 830) killed Beornwulf 3.: ASC  823 ADEF(OE and Lat.)G, <823> BC (825)
Oath-swearing/fealty (1)
 S1433 - settlement of dispute between Heahberht 8 and church at Berkeley 1: Record of the settlement of a dispute between Heahberht 8, bishop, and the familia at Berkeley 1, Gloucs., concerning land and monastery at Westbury-on-Trym, Gloucs.. Reversion of the estate had been left to Worcester 1 by Ęthelric 8. It was decided at Clofesho that Worcester 1 should retain it. An oath was given at Westbury 30 days later.: S1433    (824)
Property-transacting (3)
 Beornwulf 3.settling dispute between Cwenthryth 1 and Wulfred 6: Wulfred 6, archbishop, summoned Cwenthryth 1, abbess and heir of Cenwulf, king of the Mercians, to Clofesho to demand compensation for the lands and dignity lost to him during her father's reign. Beornwulf 3, king of the Mercians, sought to make a compromise settlement between the two whereby Cwenthryth 1 would surrender 47 manentes Harrow, Middx; Herefrethingland; Wembley, Yeading, Middx..: S1436    (825 x 827)
 S1433 - settlement of dispute between Heahberht 8 and church at Berkeley 1: Record of the settlement of a dispute between Heahberht 8, bishop, and the familia at Berkeley 1, Gloucs., concerning land and monastery at Westbury-on-Trym, Gloucs.. Reversion of the estate had been left to Worcester 1 by Ęthelric 8. It was decided at Clofesho that Worcester 1 should retain it. An oath was given at Westbury 30 days later.: S1433    (824)
 S1436 - record of dispute between Wulfred 6 and Cenwulf 3 & Cwenthryth 1: Record of a dispute between Archbishop Wulfred 6 and Cenwulf 3, king of the Mercians, and his heir Cwenthryth 1, abbess, concerning the minsters of Reculver and Minster-in-Thanet. At an initial settlement in London (? late 821) Wulfred 6 ceded to King Cenwulf 3 300 hides at Iognes homme (? Eynsham, Oxon.) and 120lbs of money. In subsequent settlements (at Clofesho and Oslafeshlau) Cwenthryth 1 ceded to Wulfred 6 land at Harrow, Middx; Herefrethingland; Wembley, Yeading, Middx; Boc land; and Combe, Kent: S1436    (825)
Restoration of land/property (4)
 Beornwulf 3.settling dispute between Cwenthryth 1 and Wulfred 6: Wulfred 6, archbishop, summoned Cwenthryth 1, abbess and heir of Cenwulf, king of the Mercians, to Clofesho to demand compensation for the lands and dignity lost to him during her father's reign. Beornwulf 3, king of the Mercians, sought to make a compromise settlement between the two whereby Cwenthryth 1 would surrender 47 manentes Harrow, Middx; Herefrethingland; Wembley, Yeading, Middx..: S1436    (825 x 827)
 S1434 - Wulfred 6 recovering land: Record of the recovery by Archbishop Wulfred 6 of land at Easole, Kent, granted to him by Ealdberht 15, comes, and Selethryth 1, his sister, but fraudulently acquired by Cwenthryth 1, abbess of Minster-in-Thanet.: S1434    (824)
 S1435 - Cynred 2 recovering land: Record of a synodal dispute-settlement, concerning the recovery by Cynred 2, bishop of Selsey, of land at Denton, Sussex.: S1435    (825)
 S1436 - record of dispute between Wulfred 6 and Cenwulf 3 & Cwenthryth 1: Record of a dispute between Archbishop Wulfred 6 and Cenwulf 3, king of the Mercians, and his heir Cwenthryth 1, abbess, concerning the minsters of Reculver and Minster-in-Thanet. At an initial settlement in London (? late 821) Wulfred 6 ceded to King Cenwulf 3 300 hides at Iognes homme (? Eynsham, Oxon.) and 120lbs of money. In subsequent settlements (at Clofesho and Oslafeshlau) Cwenthryth 1 ceded to Wulfred 6 land at Harrow, Middx; Herefrethingland; Wembley, Yeading, Middx; Boc land; and Combe, Kent: S1436    (825)
Factoids linked indirectly to Beornwulf 3 (20)
Office (19)
Moneyer of Beornwulf 3 (19)
 Ęthelnoth 57: EMC Coin  2008.0434 (N 397.05 (Beornwulf, obverse bust, reverse cross (not cross crosslet)))
 Eacga 1: EMC Coin  1992.026 (N 397 (Be. 2-4))
 Eacga 1: EMC Coin  2001.124 (N 397 (Be. 2-4))
 Eacga 1: EMC Coin  1020.0596 (N 397 (Be. 2-4))
 Edgar 21: EMC Coin  1995.0136 (N 397.05 (Beornwulf, obverse bust, reverse cross (not cross crosslet)))
 Edgar 21: EMC Coin  2004.0086 (N 396 (Be. 5))
 Edgar 21: EMC Coin  2007.0154 (Beornwulf of Mercia (no further details))
 Eadnoth 30: EMC Coin  1985.0075 (N 397 (Be. 2-4))
 Man 12: EMC Coin  1016.0099 (N 397 (Be. 2-4))
 Man 12: EMC Coin  1020.0597 (N 397 (Be. 2-4))
 Man 12: EMC Coin  2001.0934 (N 397 (Be. 2-4))
 Man 12: EMC Coin  2006.0152 (N 397 (Be. 2-4))
 Man 12: EMC Coin  2007.031 (N 397 (Be. 2-4))
 Węrbeald 1: EMC Coin  1994.0182 (N 394 (Be. 1))
 Węrbeald 1: EMC Coin  1988.0157 (N 394 (Be. 1))
 Węrbeald 1: EMC Coin  1999.0098 (N 394 (Be. 1))
 Węrbeald 1: EMC Coin  1963.0015 (N 394 (Be. 1))
 Węrbeald 1: EMC Coin  1970.0646 (N 394 (Be. 1))
 Węrbeald 1: EMC Coin  1030.0198 (N 394 (Be. 1))
Occupation (1)
Army of Beornwulf 3 (1)
 Anonymi 2457: Ęthelweard.Chron  iii.3 (p. 29)