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Ethelbert I Explained

Ethelbert I at English => English (The Britannica Concise) Of Explained:

King of Kent (560-616) He married the Christian Bertha, daughter of the king of Paris, and when Augustine of Canterbury and other missionaries arrived in Kent in 597, he welcomed them and gave them a dwelling at Canterbury. Though baptized by Augustine along with thousands of his subjects, he did not try to establish Christianity by decree. He produced the first written laws in Anglo-Saxon (see Anglo-Saxon law).