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THE KINGS of KENT

Kentish Rule

Hengest c.455-488
Aesc alias Oeric Oisc 488-512
Octa 512-540
Eormenric 540-560
Aethelbert I 560-616
Eadbald 616-640
Earconbert 640-664
Ecgbert I 664-673
Hlothere 673-685
Eadric 685-686
Mul 686-687
Interregnum 687-688
Oswine 688-690
Wihtraed 690-725
Aethelbert II 725-762
Eanmund 762-764

Sub-Kings under Mercian Rule

Heabert 764-765
Ecgbert II 765-772

Under Direct Mercian Rule 772-776

Sub-Kings under Mercian Rule

Ecgbert II 776-785 (again)
Ealhmund 784-785 (joint)
Ecgbert II (again) 784-785

Under Direct Mercian Rule 785-796

Kentish Rule

Eadbert Praen 796-798

Mercian Sub-King

Cuthred 798-807

Under Direct Mercian Rule 807-823

Mercian Sub-King

Baldred 823-824

Wessex Sub-Kings

Aethelwulf 824-839
Aethelstan 839-851
Aethelbert 851-860

Kent merged with the Kingdom of Wessex in 860

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Evidence of numerous joint Kings in Kent suggests that, from the reign of King Aethelbert I, a seperate sub-kingdom may have existed based on the Diocese of Rochester:

Eadbald c.560-616
Aethelwald c.616-640
Eormenred c.640-673
Eadric 673-686
Sighere (of Essex) c.686-688
Swaefheard (of Essex) 688-694
Aethelbert 694-725
Eadbert I 725-748
Eadbert II 748-762
Eardwulf 748-762 (joint)
Sigered 762-764

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