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Deira (perhaps corresponding with the Brythonic kingdom of Ebrauc) was a kingdom in England during the 6th century AD. It later merged with the kingdom of Bernicia (Brythonic, Brynaich) to the north to form the kingdom of Northumbria. The name of the kingdom is of Brythonic language origin, perhaps from Deifr, meaning "waters", or from Daru, meaning "oak", in which case it would mean "the people of the Derwent", a derivation also found in the Latin name for Malton, Derventio. Brythonic is one of two major divisions of Insular Celtic languages (the other being Goidelic). ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with York. ... Royal motto (French): Dieu et mon droit (Translated: God and my right) Englands location (dark green) within the United Kingdom (light green), with the Republic of Ireland (blue) to its west Languages None official English de facto Capital None official London de facto Largest city London Area – Total Ranked... This Buddhist stela from China, Northern Wei period, was built in the early 6th century. ... Bernicia (Brythonic, Brynaich or Bryneich) was a kingdom of the Angles in northern England during the 6th and 7th centuries AD. It later merged with the kingdom of Deira to form the kingdom of Northumbria. ... Section from Shepherds map of the British Isles about 802 AD showing the kingdom of Northumbria Northumbria is primarily the name of a petty kingdom of Angles which was formed in Great Britain at the beginning of the 7th century, and of the much smaller earldom which succeeded the... The Brythonic languages (or Brittonic languages) form one of the two branches of the Insular Celtic language family. ... The Derwent is a river in Yorkshire in the north of England. ... Latin was the language originally spoken in the region around Rome called Latium. ... Malton is a market town in North Yorkshire, England, lying on the River Derwent. ...


According to Simeon of Durham it extended from the Humber to the Tyne, but the land was waste north of the Tees. York was the capital of its kings. Symeon (or Simeon) of Durham (d. ... Humber is also the name of one of the ranges of cars manufactured by the Rootes Group Humber is also the name of a river in Newfoundland, Canada, as well as a river and a college, both in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. ... The River Tyne can refer to two rivers in the United Kingdom: River Tyne, England River Tyne, Scotland This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... The Tees is an English river which rises on the eastward slope of Cross Fell in the Pennine Chain and flows eastwards for about 87 miles (137 km) before emptying into the North Sea between Hartlepool and Redcar. ... York is a city in northern England, at the confluence of the Rivers Ouse and Foss. ...


The first Anglian king of whom we have any record is Ælla, who flourished in the later 6th century after conquering the realm from the Britons in 581. After his death, Deira was subject to king Æthelfrith of Bernicia, who united the two kingdoms into Northumbria. Æthelfrith ruled until the accession of Ælla's son Edwin, in 616 or 617, who also ruled both kingdoms until 633. For the ice period see Anglian glaciation The Anglian was an English tricar manufactured in Beccles, Suffolk from 1905 to 1907. ... Ælla (Ella, Ille) (d. ... Events The Sui Dynasty replaces the Northern Zhou Dynasty, the last of the Northern Dynasties in China. ... Æthelfrith (d. ... Saint Edwin (alternately Eadwine or Æduini) ( 586–October 12, 632/633) was the King of Deira and Bernicia - which would later become known as Northumbria - from about 616 until his death. ... Events Eadbald succeeds Ethelbert as king of Kent. ... Events Sui Gong Di succeeds Sui Yang Di as emperor of China. ... Events Oswald of Bernicia becomes Bretwalda. ...


Osric, the nephew of Edwin, ruled Deira after Edwin, but his son Oswine was put to death by Oswiu in 651. For a few years subsequently Deira was governed by Æthelwald son of Oswald of Bernicia. Oswine or Osuine (d. ... Oswiu (612–February 15, 670), also written as Oswio, Oswy, and Osuiu was an Anglo-Saxon Bretwalda. ... Events End of Yazdegard IIIs attempts to drive out the Saracens. ... Aethelwald (d. ... Oswald (c. ...


Bede wrote of Deira in his Historia Ecclesiastica. Bede depicted in an early medieval manuscript Depiction of Bede from the Nuremberg Chronicle, 1493. ... Historia Ecclesiastica is the name of many different writings by different authors, usually documenting the history of Christianity. ...


For a list of the kings of Deira, see: List of monarchs of Northumbria. Northumbria, an kingdom of Angles in northern England, was initially divided into two kingdoms, Bernicia and Deira. ...


Further reading

  • Higham, N.J., The Kingdom of Northumbria AD 350-1100 (1993) ISBN 0862997305

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