Person:Wuffa of East Anglia (1)

King Wuffa of East Anglia
d.Abt 578
  1. King Wuffa of East AngliaAbt 495 - Abt 578
  • HKing Wuffa of East AngliaAbt 495 - Abt 578
  1. King of East Anglia TytiliAbt 520 - Abt 593
Facts and Events
Name King Wuffa of East Anglia
Alt Name Uffa _____
Gender Male
Birth? Abt 495 East Anglia, England
Death[1] Abt 578
Reference Number? Q743121?


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Wuffa (or Uffa) is recorded in the Anglo-Saxon genealogies as an early king of East Anglia. If historical, he would have flourished in the 6th century.

By tradition Wuffa was named as the son of Wehha and the father of Tytila, but it is not known with any certainty that Wuffa was an actual historical figure. The name Wuffa was the eponym for the Wuffingas dynasty, the ruling royal family of the East Angles until 749.

Bede regarded Wuffa as the first king of the East Angles, but the author of the Historia Brittonum, writing a century later, named Wehha as the first ruler.

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References
  1. Wuffa of East Anglia, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia.