Vikings Season 6 Who is Kwenthrith? Is She Based On A Real Person?

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VIKINGS is currently taking its last ever midseason break and lovers have been binge-watching that the first few seasons at the lead up to the past ten episodes. 

Viewers are curious to find out more about Kwenthrith, which appeared in string 4 and 2, 3. Who is and is Kwenthrith she based on a true man?

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Part B will return to Amazon Prime and History towards the end of 2020. Through the years have been killed off and among the most memorable deaths was Kwenthrith, which had been played by Amy Bailey.

Who is Kwenthrith?

Back in Vikings Kwenthrith (played with Amy Bailey) was the Queen Regnant of Mercia in Anglo-Saxon England.

She was the daughter of the King Offa of Mercia and the sister of the late Prince Kenelm.

After Offa’s death, the Mercian throne was taken by Kenelm but he died shortly afterward.

Her brother was Burgred (Aaron Monaghan), who fought against her uncle Brithwulf (Ian Beattie) after he attempted to prevent Kwenthrith from asserting Mercia as her very own.

Kwenthrith was performed by Amy Bailey

Viking warrior Ragnar Lathbrok (Travis Fimmel) fought for Kwenthrith and Mercia at the petition of King Ecbert (Linus Roache).

Kwenthrith murdered the Wessex nobles who were sent to monitor her, deciding to take Mercia for herself and broke off her engagement after beating Burgred and Brithwulf.

In season four of Vikings, the nobles of Merica revolted against her and took her captive, along with her young son Magnus (Dean Ridge).

When news of her imprisonment reached King Ecbert, he sent his son Aethelwulf (Moe Dunford) to rescue them, were an intense conflict ensued.

Vikings: Who’s Kwenthrith? Is she based on a true person?

VIKINGS is currently taking its final ever midseason break and lovers have been binge-watching the first few seasons at the lead up to the last 10 episodes. 

Viewers are curious to find out more about Kwenthrith, who appeared in series 4 and 2, 3. Who is and is Kwenthrith she based on a real man?

Amy Bailey played with Kwenthrith in Vikings season two, 3 and 4.

Returning victorious from Mercia, Aethelwulf gave in to Kwenthrith demands and they spend the night together.

Meanwhile, Athelwulf’s wife, Judith (Jennie Jacques) had become the mistress of King Ecbert.

Kwenthrith believed she’d be returned to the throne when Ecbert launched another attack on Mercia.

Ecbert had additional programs and forced Athelwulf and Kwenthrith to sign documents which affirmed he was the King of Merica.

Realizing she was again a prisoner, Kwenthrith tried to kill Ebert because he slept.

But, Ecbert’s mistress Judith was too fast and stabbed in the trunk before she would kill the King. Kwenthrith’s claimed the father of her son Magnus was Ragnar Lothbrok.

At the time of her death, she had been blessed with Aethelwulf’s child.