| Share
 

Ine

Ine (Īˈnə) [key], king of Wessex (688–726). In 694 he forced the people of Kent to pay compensation for the murder of a kinsman, and he extended his sway over Sussex and Surrey and probably over Devon. He also forwarded the diocesan reorganization of the church, founding (705) a bishopric at Sherborne. His code of laws, the earliest West Saxon code, was appended to the later codification of Alfred. Ine abdicated and went to Rome, where he died.

The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, 6th ed. Copyright © 2012, Columbia University Press. All rights reserved.

More on Ine from Infoplease:

  • Yining - Yining Yining or Gulja, city (1994 est. pop. 197,500), W Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, China, ...
  • Ining - Ining: Ining: see Yining, China.
  • -ine: meaning and definitions - -ine: Definition and Pronunciation
  • Inés de Castro - Castro, Inés de Castro, Inés de, or Inez de Castro, d. 1355, Spanish noblewoman, a ...
  • Maria Ines Rivero - Biography of Maria Ines Rivero, Argentinian "angel" for Victoria's Secret

See more Encyclopedia articles on: British and Irish History: Biographies


Premium Partner Content
HighBeam Research
Documents Images and Maps Reference
(from Newspapers, Magazines, Journals, Newswires, Transcripts and Books)

Research our extensive archive of more than 80 million articles from 6,500 publications.

Additional search results provided by HighBeam Research, LLC. © Copyright 2005. All rights reserved.

24 X 7

Private Tutor

Click Here for Details
24 x 7 Tutor Availability
Unlimited Online Tutoring
1-on-1 Tutoring