Andhun of Sussex

Andhun was an Ealdorman of Sussex under King Æðelwealh, who was slain by the Wessex prince Cædwalla, who invaded and ravaged Sussex.[1] Berhthun and Andhun succeeded in driving Caedwalla from the Kingdom.[2]

In 686, the South Saxons attacked Hlothhere, King of Kent, in support of his nephew Eadric, but soon after Berhthun was killed and the kingdom subjugated for a time by Caedwalla, who had now become King of Wessex.[3]


  1. ^ Mike Ashley (7 June 2012). The Mammoth Book of British Kings and Queens. Little, Brown Book Group. p. 238. ISBN 978-1-4721-0113-6.
  2. ^ John Cannon; John Ashton Cannon; Anne Hargreaves (2009). The Kings & Queens of Britain. Oxford University Press. p. 24. ISBN 978-0-19-955922-0. Retrieved 6 June 2017.
  3. ^ Timothy Venning (30 January 2014). The Kings & Queens of Anglo-Saxon England. Amberley Publishing Limited. p. 61. ISBN 978-1-4456-2459-4. Retrieved 6 June 2017.

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