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King Deira is in Deira.

633 Battle of Hatfield Chase

641 Battle of Maserfield

In 560 Aella King Deira succeeded King Deira.

Around 588 Æthelric King Deira succeeded King Deira.

In 604 Æthelric King Deira died. His son Osric King Deira succeeded King Deira.

Around 604 Æthelfrith King Northumbrians (age 32) succeeded King Deira. Acha Queen Consort Northumbria by marriage Queen Consort Deira.

In 616 King Edwin of Northumbria (age 30) succeeded King Bernicia, King Deira.

Battle of Hatfield Chase

On 12 Oct 633 King Penda's alliance of Gwynedd and Mercia defeated the Northumbrians at the Battle of Hatfield Chase.

Eadfrith Deira was captured.

King Edwin of Northumbria (age 47) was killed. His first cousin Osric King Deira succeeded King Deira. His nephew Eanfrith King Bernicia (age 43) succeeded King Bernicia.

Edwin's son Osfrith Deira was killed.

Battle of Maserfield

On 05 Aug 641 (or 642 or 644 depending on the source) 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. Rhiainfellt Rheged Queen Consort 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).

Anglo-Saxon Chronicle. 644. This year died at Rochester, Kent [Map], on the tenth of October, Paulinus, who was first Archbishop at York, and afterwards at Rochester. He was bishop nineteen winters, two months, and one and twenty days. This year the son of Oswy's uncle (Oswin), the son of Osric, assumed the government of Deira, and reigned seven winters.

In 651 Æthelwald King Deira (age 8) succeeded King Deira.

In 655 Ealhfrith King Deira (age 25) succeeded King Deira.

Around 664 Ealhfrith King Deira (age 34) died. His half brother King Ecgfrith of Northumbria (age 19) succeeded King Deira. Æthelthryth Wuffingas Queen Consort Deira and Northumbria (age 28) by marriage Queen Consort Deira.

King Aelfwine of Deira succeeded King Deira.