Event: Conspiracy/intent to murder, Killing/murder, Kingdom - accession toCynewulf 4.killing by Cyneheard 3

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Description In 786 Cynewulf 4, king of the West Saxons, was killed with a miserable death by a treacherous tyrant Cyneheard 3, and the cruel slayer was himself killed without pity by Ealdorman Osric 6 in vengeance for his lord, and Beorhtric 1 received the kingdom of the West Saxons.
Year 786
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