Biography of Eowa King Mercia -642

Eowa King Mercia was born to Pybba King Mercia 590-610.

In 593 [his grandfather] Creoda King Mercia 570-593 (age 23) died. His son [his father] Pybba King Mercia 590-610 (age 3) succeeded King Mercia.

Around 610 [his father] Pybba King Mercia 590-610 (age 20) died.

Battle of Maserfield

On 05 Aug 641 (or 642 or 644 depending on the source) [his brother] King Penda of Mercia Mercian and Welsh army defeated the Northumbrian army at the Battle of Maserfield. The battle is believed to have taken place at Oswestry, Shropshire. Northumbria was once again separated into two kingdoms.

King Oswald of Northumberland (age 37) was killed. His body was subsequently dismembered with his head and arms mounted on poles. His brother King Oswiu of Northumbria (age 29) succeeded King Bernicia. by marriage Queen Consort Bernicia.

Osric King Deira was killed. His son King Oswine of Deira succeeded King Deira.

Eowa King Mercia was killed (probably).

In 716 Ceolred King Mercia died. He was buried at Lichfield Cathedral [Map]. His great uncle Eowa King Mercia succeeded King Mercia.

[his son] Alweo Iclingas was born to Eowa King Mercia.

[his son] Osmod Iclingas was born to Eowa King Mercia.

Family Trees of Eowa King Mercia -642

Paternal Family Tree: Iclingas

Descendants Family Trees:

Royal Descendants of Eowa King Mercia -642

King Ecgfrith of Mercia x 1

Queen Eadburga of Wessex x 1

Ælfflæd Queen of Mercia x 1

King Offa of Mercia x 1

Ancestors of Eowa King Mercia -642

Great x 2 Grandfather: Cnebba

Great x 1 Grandfather: Cynewald

GrandFather: Creoda King Mercia 570-593

Father: Pybba King Mercia 590-610

Eowa King Mercia -642