Event: Death/dying, Praying, Speech
.death in battle
died with a prayer on his lips. This had become proverbial in
's time. The proverb ran 'May God have mercy on their souls, as
said when he fell to the earth'.
Primary Source Info
Persons associated with this Event:
King of the Northumbrians, 634-642
King of the Mercians, 626/632-655
) : He ordered
's head and hands to be severed form his body and hung on stakes.