This article is about Osbert, but you may be looking for this Uhtred 'Osbert'.

Osbert of Northumbria was a minor character in both The Saxon Stories novel series, and The Last Kingdom television series.

He was a king who was allied with Lord Uhtred and King Ælla during the battle at the Siege of Eoferwic with the Danes.

Biography[edit | edit source]

The Saxon Stories[edit | edit source]

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The Last Kingdom[edit | edit source]

Season 1[edit | edit source]

Northumbria; King Osbert, Ealdorman Uhtred, and King Ælla combine their forces to combat the Danes. Danish and Northumbrian forces meet on the battlefield. Lord Uhtred leads the offensive attack as the Danes wait patiently. King Ælla and the English forces rush downhill but their blows are rendered useless by the ever-effective Danish shield wall. King Osbert and the rest of the forces rush in to assist. Suddenly, the second half of the Danish army comes out of hiding to close in on the English from behind, trapping them between two shield walls. King Ælla, Lord Uhtred and most of the English are slaughtered. ("Episode 1.1")

Ragnar's Hall, Northumbria; King Osbert is taken hostage and is tortured, shortly before being killed. ("Episode 1.1")

Battle Participation[edit | edit source]

This list shows the battles Osbert has participated in:

This list shows the battles Osbert has participated in:

Appearances[edit | edit source]

The Saxon Stories[edit | edit source]

Books 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13
The Saxon Stories                        

The Last Kingdom[edit | edit source]

Episodes 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Season 1              
Season 2
Season 3
Season 4
Season 5

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • This character has been based on a real historical figure of Osberht.
  • The name Osbert comes from Old English. The name is made up of the words os, which means "god", and beorht, which means "bright".
  • Osbert was a noble; he was a king of Northumbria.
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