Æthelric of Bernicia
|King of Bernicia|
|Issue||Æthelfrith of Northumbria|
|Father||Ida of Bernicia|
Aethelric was the fourth known king of the Kingdom of Bernicia which he ruled from 568 to 572.
Aethelric was one of the sons of Ida of Bernicia, founder of the kingdom. During his reign the Bernicians met the Britons in three important battles, the first on the offensive, the others on the defensive.
- Leonard Dutton, The Anglo-Saxon kingdoms: the power struggles from Hengist to Ecgberht (1993), p. 108
|Kings of Bernicia
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