Beocca was a priest in the household of Ealdorman Uhtred. He re-baptized Uhtred after Uhtred's name was changed from Osbert. Years after being captured by Danes, Uhtred encountered Beocca in Wessex.


The Saxon TalesEdit

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The Last KingdomEdit

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  • Beocca is described from Uhtred's POV in the book series as being extremely ugly, with a fierce squint, a palsied hand and a clubbed foot. Beocca was also described as having red hair, but is bald in the BBC series.
  • Uhtred mentions in the books that Beocca was born as a slave in the time of his grandfather, but allowed the boy to receive an education due to his intellect and allowed him to become a priest in his service.

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