Oswald (c. 604–August 5, 642) was King of Northumbria from 634 until his death, and was subsequently venerated as a Christian saint. He was the son of Æthelfrith of Bernicia and came to rule after spending a period in exile; after defeating the British ruler Cadwallon ap Cadfan.
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T is of Germanic origin. It might be derived from the Old English elements os god and weald rule. It was the name of two saints, including Saint Oswald king of Northumbria. He participated in spreading Christianity to northeast England in the 7th century.
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Saint Oswald of Worcester, who was of Danish ancester in 10th-century this name had died end of the Middle Ages, it was revived in the 19th century.
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was an English cricketer. He was a right-handed batsman who played for Gloucestershire. He was born in Clifton and died in Corbie. Wreford-Brown made a single first-class appearance for the team, during the 1900 season, against Middlesex.
was a Scottish footballer who played as a centre forward in the 1891 FA Cup Final for Notts County (scoring their goal in a 3-1 defeat) as well as making three appearances for Scotland (scoring once) between 1889 and 1897.During his career he also played for Third Lanark, St Bernard's, Rangers (1895-1899), Raith Rovers and Morton.
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Meaning of Oswald in Shakespearean origin/culture for Boy name with history and fame details.