Hé was ðæs yldestan and ðæs æðelstan cynnes ðe Iclingas wǽron genemnede
he [Guthlac's father] was of that chiefest and noblest race that were called Iclings, Guthl. 1 ; Gdwin. 8, 4. [Icelingtun (Ickleton in Cambridgeshire?) occurs Cod. Dipl. Kmbl, iv. 300, 24; and there is Icklingham in Suffolk. ]
The name of a Mercian family to which St. Guthlac belonged
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- Iclingas, n.