Aescwine of Wessex

Aescwine or Escwin (died676) was the King of Wessex from 674 until his death. The son of Cenfus, he is best known for contesting the Battle of Bedwin in 675 with Wulfhere of Mercia. Although he succeeded in repelling the Mercian forces, he was unable to take any advantage from the battle.

Preceded by:
King of Wessex
674 - 676
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