the state title placed on any particular one of this Anglo-Saxon chieftains who had been selected because of the various other chiefs to guide them inside their warfare against the British tribes
- The official title applied to this 1 of this Anglo-Saxon chieftains who was simply selected because of the other chiefs to lead them inside their warfare resistant to the Brit tribes.
(letter.) The official title placed on that one for the Anglo-Saxon chieftains who was simply chosen by the other chiefs to guide all of them within their warfare against the Uk tribes.
Another theory is that Bretwalda refers to a war-leadership, or imperium, over the English south of the Humber, and has nothing to do with Britons or Britannia.