meaning of Bernicia

Bernicia meaning in Etymology Dictionary

Anglo-Saxon kingdom in northernmost England, created by mid-6c., sooner or later merged into Northumbria; the name obviously is a survival of a pre-invasion Celtic name, possibly that represented by Welsh Bryneich.

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Sentence Examples with the word Bernicia

After Oswald's defeat and death at the hands of Penda in 642 Bernicia fell to his brother Oswio, while Oswine son of Osric became king in Deira, though probably subject to Oswio.

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