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Pencersæte

The Pencersaete or Pencersæte (dwellers of the Penk valley) were a tribe or clan in Anglo-Saxon England living in the valley of the River Penk in the West Midlands of England and remaining around Penkridge throughout the existence of the Kingdom of Mercia.[1]

They took their name from a hill near Penkridge, Brythonic penno - head and cruc - tumulus or hill.[2]

An Anglo-Saxon charter of 849 describes an area of Cofton Hackett in the Lickey Hills south of Birmingham as "the boundary of the Tomsæte and the Pencersæte",.[3]

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External links

  • "Wirksworth Roman Project"
  • On Google Book Search:
    • Barbara Yorke, Kings and kingdoms of early Anglo-Saxon England


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