Dedicated to the Memory of AmIAnnoying.com's BruceFollow Us on Twitter
Am I Annoying.com
Search Celebrities (By Last Name)
Search Collections
 Go
Advertising
In The News
 
Voting Station
Egbert
Please vote to return to collections (Voting Results will appear on Right Sidebar).
Monarch
    (circa 770-circa 839)
    First King of England (Wessex Line-January 802 to July 839)
    Descended from Cerdic of Wessex, the Saxon king
    Spent time in Charlemagne's court
    Exiled by Offa of Mercia
    Returned to England in 802
    Defeated Mercians at Ellendun in 825
    Became overlord of Northumbria
    Proclaimed sole ruler (Bretwalda)
    He is known as the first King of England, yet at the time of his rule there was no concept of England as a nation.
    In his greedy aspirations for more land, he conquered Wales.
    He offered the Welsh this proposition: 'they could either leave England within six months, or they could leave the world.'
    He had a goofy name.
    The House of Wessex that he established stayed in power until the Danish conquest of 1014.
    He was successful in defending against the Danish invasions.
    His ecclesiastical policies were highly favored by the Church.

Credit: Big Papa


    For 2019, as of last week, Out of 81 Votes: 50.62% Annoying
    In 2018, Out of 36 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 75 Votes: 56.00% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 7 Votes: 42.86% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 8 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 20 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 75 Votes: 56.00% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 13 Votes: 53.85% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 14 Votes: 78.57% Annoying
    In 2010, Out of 44 Votes: 54.55% Annoying
    In 2009, Out of 25 Votes: 40.0% Annoying
    In 2008, Out of 42 Votes: 52.38% Annoying
    In 2007, Out of 93 Votes: 70.97% Annoying
    In 2006, Out of 111 Votes: 57.66% Annoying
    In 2005, Out of 181 Votes: 56.35% Annoying
    In 2004, Out of 235 Votes: 63.83% Annoying
    In 2003, Out of 58 Votes: 46.55% Annoying
 
Annoying Collections
Site News