Women / Persons ~ P23621


Alternate Names:
  • Petronilla
  • Cynethryth
Gender: Female
Life Dates: d. ca. 798 CE
  • Anglo-Saxon
  • Beauty, celebrated
  • Murderess
  • Nun
  • Philanthropist
  • Royalty
  • Ruler
  • Wife of notable man
  • Wife with Great Influence on Husband
Note: Anglo-Saxon; said to have been exiled from Frankish court; Queen of Mercia upon her marriage to Offa; entered nunnery upon death of her husband and became Abbess of Cookham; said to have been responsible for murder of Aethelryde II (in biography she encourages Offa to have him killed)
persons with degrees of separation from Quendrida