[ US /ˈɛɡbɝt/ ]
  1. king of Wessex whose military victories made Wessex the most powerful kingdom in England (died in 839)
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  • This is prescribed in practically identical terms in English pontificals of the tenth century; and the Pontifical of Egbert (? The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 4: Clandestinity-Diocesan Chancery
  • He was born at York and educated in the cloister school there under Archbishop Egbert.
  • She helped Egbert rewrap his injury and walked back to the trunk where Ilan was waiting expectantly. Slice Of Cherry
  • Egbert established the "heptarchy"; [17] that is, became overlord of all the lesser kings. The Great Events by Famous Historians, Volume 04
  • Why did he get the feeling that he and Egbert were dancing to a tune?
  • The kingdoms of the heptarchy, or octarchy, had been united under the dominion of Egbert, the King of Wessex, in the year 827, and thus formed the kingdom of English Literature, Considered as an Interpreter of English History Designed as a Manual of Instruction
  • King Egbert hauing got this victorie, was aduanced into such hope, that he persuaded himselfe to be able without great adoo to ouercome the residue of his neighbours, whose estates he saw plainlie sore weakened and fallen into great decaie. Chronicles (1 of 6): The Historie of England (6 of 8) The Sixt Booke of the Historie of England
  • Egbert had put him to bed nicely oiled just a little while before George brought the direful news from the tool shed. THE RECYCLED CITIZEN
  • After that Ceolvulfe king of Northumberland was become a moonke in the abbie of Lindesferne, his vncles sonne Egbert (by order taken by the said Ceolvulfe) succeeded him in the kingdome, and gouerned the same right woorthilie for the terme of 24 yeares, and then became a moonke, by the example both of his predecessor the forsaid Ceolvulfe, Chronicles (1 of 6): The Historie of England (6 of 8) The Sixt Booke of the Historie of England
  • Brother Egbert responded in the calm, patient tone of someone addressing a hysteric.
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