Beornheard was a minor character in The Last Kingdom television series.
Saltwic, Mercia; Beornheard, Offa, and a group of Danes track Uhtred and Æthelflæd through the woods. Uhtred and Æthelflæd suddenly realise that they’re being followed. While Beornheard is distracted, Æthelflæd slits his throat. One by one, Uhtred and Æthelflæd kill their attackers. Uhtred recognises Offa from Winchester and takes him prisoner. ("Episode 3.7")
- The name Beornheard comes from Old English. The name is made up of the words beorn, which means "bear", and heard, which means "brave, hardy".