Aescwine of Essex

Aescwine (Erchenwin) (494 - 587) was born in ancient Saxony in northern Germany. In 527 he became king of the Kingdom of Essex in modern-day England. He reigned until his death in 587. Very little is known about him or his reign. He was succeeded by his son Sledda.

Preceded by:
King of Essex
527 to 587
Succeeded by:

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