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Óswine

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Óswine
Man
Biographical Information
LocationEngland
LanguageOld English
Birth8th or 9th century AD
presumably England
Family
ChildrenÉadwine
Physical Description
GenderMale

Óswine was the father of Éadwine and thus a grandfather of Ælfwine.[1]

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[edit] Genealogy

ÓSWINE
fl. 9th century
 
 
 
 
 
 
Éadwine
fl. 9th century
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ælfwine
b. c. 869 AD
 

[edit] Etymology

The Old English name Óswine contains the elements os "god" and wine "friend".[2]

[edit] See also

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), Sauron Defeated, "Part Two: The Notion Club Papers Part Two", p. 270
  2. "Oswin", Behind the Name (accessed 20 September 2018)